Your Outrage is Being Played.

Get Angry! Give me Money!

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Who benefits from your outrage? If anger makes you feel good, impairs your judgement, and boosts your ego, then someone who can make you angry about something can influence and even manipulate your behavior. The more often you get angry — particularly about a specific thing — the easier it is to keep becoming angry. Thus, you become controlled by someone else, even as…