Fear and power are closely linked to the political and social sphere. Unlike the oppressed people, the people who have power have many advantages. Generating public fear is a common technique within the meritocracy to maintainthe capitalist democracy.
Rainer Mausfeld’s previous book “Silence of the Lambs. How the Power Elite and Neoliberalism Destroy
Our Society” (Original title: “Warum schweigen die Lämmer?”), a brilliant and enlightening
book, became a bestseller.