February 27, 2014
Stockholm Syndrome
By Perry Willis

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Stockholm Syndrome

Making excuses for “government” criminality

By Perry Willis and Jim Babka


Captives who sympathize with their captors are said to suffer from Stockholm Syndrome. This is exactly how most people behave towards “governments.”

  • People don’t judge criminal actions committed by “governments” the way they normally would — they apply a double standard

  • They make excuses for “government” criminality, and even encourage it

  • And they fail to empathize with the victims “government” creates


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