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When people come under stress they tend to retreat to the comfortable.  Thus, a person who has the tendency to identify with Authority comes under stress through confusion or fear they tend to increase their psychological attachment to Authority.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sun Nov 18th, 2007 at 12:22:24 PM EST
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