"People are ready to run wild into the woods again and to be as Heathenish as ever if you do not prevent it." Increase Mather
"...it seems pretty clear to me that an urge to destroy underlies many of our activities, then mused, 'I wonder how much of that urge is base on a need to eradicate those who represent other ways to be, and who thus remind us of what we're losing.' " Jensen quoted out of The Culture of Make Believe. pg. 202
What are they/we so afraid of?