11 Now-Everyday Things That Caused Moral Panic

11 Now-Everyday Things That Caused Moral Panic

For as long as civilization has advanced, people have been wary of advancements. Of course, many advancements are worthy of criticism, but many waves of moral panic are just unfounded. 

As Douglas Adams wrote, “Anything that is in the world when you're born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. Anything that's invented between when you're fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.” 


EMAIL Email - - - - In 2005, CNN ran an article with the headline E-mails 'hurt IQ more than pot.' CRACKED.COM

Source: CNN


SCHOOLS An article in a medical journal warned that schools would exhaust the children's brains and nervous systems with complex and multiple studies and ruin their bodies by protracted imprisonment. CRACKED.COM

Source: Slate

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