istoo (istoo) wrote,
istoo
istoo

Shock Horror

Why do some people like to be scared or frightened by ghost stories and horror movies etc. ? I wonder if it is some psychological thing, where they need to feel some sort of scared emotion. Variety is the spice of life, so the expression goes, and people like to try different tastes : sweet, sour, bitter, salty, spicy etc. Without variation food would be bland. Maybe it is similar for experiences and emotion. Some people like the adrenalin rush of from risky things, listening to sad songs, reading romantic stories, and watching scary movies. Although it still seems strange that they would read / watch things that would scare them and make them worried about anything in dark rooms (or whatever was in the last scary story that they saw / heard).
Subscribe

  • Happy New Year

    Happy New Year to everyone. I'm still around, just reading and not posting much. I don't know what to say these days.

  • 1 January 2012

    I wish everyone a happy new year, one with joy and other wonderful things. This is the year that London hosts the summer Olympics, which starts in…

  • Mississippi Personhood Amendment

    via kittygopounce Originally posted by gabrielleabelle at Mississippi Personhood Amendment Okay, so I don't usually do…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments