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Villianizing Others Is A Coping strategy.

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Why Do We Want Problems to Be Someone’s Fault?

Why Do We Want Problems to Be Someone’s Fault?

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Blame It On The Boogie!

  • Whenever there is an inconvenience or a problem, we instinctively seek a guilty party, a person or collective that can be blamed for the ordeal.
  • This is a very human impulse to assign culprits to things that go wrong.

Reasons Everything is Someone's Fault

  • It helps us process our painful emotions about the problem.
  • If you can convince yourself that a given problem is caused by bad people, then it means someone else is responsible for it.
  • It allows us to believe bad things shouldn't happen, at least not to ourselves.
  • It ...

  • You can observe how the mind generates suspects and verdicts within seconds.
  • It becomes clearer that villainizing is mostly a coping mechanism, rather than a sensible way of understanding or addressing problems.
  • A little curiosity on this front makes politica...

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