“Them!”—and Us

We can inadvertently cultivate entomophobic tendencies through learning—and film is a potent medium for inculcating fear.  While there are positive portrayals of insects and their kin, for every screening of Microcosmos there are a dozen showings of The Fly.

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-infested-mind/201802/them-and-us

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