Mass Hysteria and Moral Outrage: The Ukraine…

For the last two years, our country has been in a state of mass hysteria. Whether it was the issue of Black Lives Matter, Coronavirus, or now the invasion of Ukraine, every single issue has been talked about in apocalyptic terms and with gargantuan fear propaganda tactics. No longer are we allowed to have thoughtful discussions about what must be done during any given situation, we must now speak only in terms of othering the opposing side and stoking terror in the populous. With Black Lives Matter and George Floyd, you were a horrible racist if you looked at the facts of the situation and didn't bend over backwards for the rioters and looters. With Covid, if you even questioned vaccine or mask efficacy you were somehow responsible for killing every grandma in America. Now with Ukraine, if you have your doubts about the truth of this conflict and the interests of those involved you are a “shill for Putin” and “unpatriotic.”

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