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Posted on 05/01/2009 4:06:25 AM PDT by mattstat
Why do people occasionally enjoy having the bejesus scared out of themselves by watching horror movies? Maybe its a way to relieve stress or to recall vague, primal memories of being hunted. Those regular chompings by various beasties must be wired into our DNA, so seeing an Alien bite into somebody triggers a cellular reaction. A regular squirt of adrenalin into the veins might be a physiological necessity.
Doubtless, there are psychological theories aplenty, and probably one of them explains the gory details of todays theme. However, we can ignore all of these sophistications, because our purpose today is to document and not to resolve.
First, a quiz:
Which of these television networks airs the most horror movies?
1. Sci-Fi (soon to be Sy Fy; arent MBA-led decisions clever?)
The shocking winner, by orders of magnitude, is...
(Excerpt) Read more at wmbriggs.com ...
Same reason they get on high-speed roller coasters: for the thrill of it. Or is that also associated with some 'primal memories', such as falling off a mountain or something?
Perhaps this explains why alot of women vote democrat. The horror of the outcome of handing your country over to a group of your countrymen who in fact are.....MARXISTS!!!
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