It is humankind's nature to have a scapegoat or a boogeyman, so to

  1. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 3 years ago
    speak.  Humankind is fearful or disdainful of its dark side, so it denies its dark side.  Oftentimes, some elements of humankind feel that it is better to displace its negative feelings onto an outgroup i.e. any group considered to be outsiders by the dominant society.  There are others who INVENT a scapegoat or a boogeyman to expain dark or negative occurrences.   Yes, many people need a scapegoat or boogeyman to advert negative feelings from themselves, projecting them onto others.  What do YOU think?

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image82
      Uninvited Writerposted 3 years ago in reply to this

      Yup, look at the number of people who blame illegal immigrants for every single problem... the Nazi's did that with the Jews.

  2. Zelkiiro profile image83
    Zelkiiroposted 3 years ago

    I blame Darth Maul.