How ‘Concept Creep’ Made Americans So Sensitive to Harm

Basically, as technology improves and life gets easier, individuals become “weaker”, thus more things become “threatening” as we have lost our ability to effectively internalize or wave off strife. Hence “trigger warnings”, “safe spaces”, and the dreaded “microaggression”.

A new paper explains how “concept creep” in the field of psychology has reshaped many aspects of modern society.

Source: How ‘Concept Creep’ Made Americans So Sensitive to Harm – The Atlantic

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