Afraid of natural disasters, pandemics, obesity, terrorism: buy this

November 17, 2006

Wealthy nations breed, package and market their own brand of anxieties. Companies prey on insecurity to sell a growing range of products and services. Is the fear industry led by cynical self-promoters? Kent Sociology professor Furedi in Politics of Fear, Culture of Fear and Paranoid Parenting: real experiences of anxiety less than purchased fears.

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