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As I described earlier, in Fear Goggles: See the World as a Republican Sees It, scientists are bravely plumbing the absolute abyss of the human psyche in order to study the Republican perspective.  As a result, they came up with Fear Goggles so that psychologically normal people can better understand our nutbuttery neighbors and acquaintances who suffer the affliction of conservatism.  I was gratified that people were so supportive of this critical research and wanted to see more Fear Goggles imagery showing what Republicans see when they look at a given set of images, so after much cajoling I've convinced the researchers to release more of their data.

Atom Bomb Test Scene in Fat Man and Little Boy Movie

Once again, reality is on the left frame, and the view through Fear Goggles on the right.  Every few images there will be a bland picture labeled Control Image that was expected to yield no distortion, but instead in every case yielded strange and inexplicable alterations.

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