October 30th, 2018 7:22 PM
Halloween Celebration: Driven by (a) children per household, (b) relative wealth (c) the dominance of the workplace as means of trick-or-treating, because (d) the dissolution of the stable, territorial, intergenerational family, because of the growth of cities – and (e) as Haidt’s recent book suggests: the ‘infantilization’ of the generation, and it’s ‘paranoia’ due to the inverse relation between crime and criminal trends.
Where I am in a rural area of the USA at the moment, its as insane as christmas decorations in suburbia.
Don’t underestimate the impact of the current political stress over white-replacement on civic participation. It’s huge.