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Defensive Enragement

Control forms the root of any permanent civilization because the complexity involved requires motivating people to act toward intangible results removed in time and space from the locus of action.

Where a sensible society rewards those who autonomously achieve the good, almost all permanent civilizations at some point move into a management mode, or a pathology of keeping unity through enforcing conformity.

This however introduces a type of authority which regulates the mental state of the group through collective obedience, called Control, which enforces methods instead of goals, causing the goals to be lost.

Those who grow up in controlling societies or even families display a pathology of those who have been damaged by bureaucratic authority. Accustomed to being told how to behave and facing punishment for non-conformity, they become passive.

On top of that, they gain a PTSD-like expectation of defeat. If they have a need, and Control says otherwise, they will be dominated and worse, humiliated in front of the group, which encourages them to hide their needs.

The usual form of hiding involves rationalization, or arguing for their acts as if those furthered the implicit methods of Control, but in doing so, the knowledge of the actual need and its goal is blurred or eradicated.

Consequently such people act with defensive enragement, meaning that they become outraged and resentful at the imposition of any authority because they expect that it is both oblivious to their needs and will win in the end.

For example, a child raised with a father who imposes the rule of everyone getting along at all costs will react with anger to any disagreement. They expect that in the end Dad will sweep in, demand order, and enforce injustice.

The Left in particular appears to be based in this kind of tantrum since they assume that anyone with power is bad, unless that person is committed to transfering power to the Left.

By doing this, they become the very sort of Controllers that they fear.

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