Rasism is getting out of control in Russia according to Amnesty International. The sosiologist Nikolai Fydorov sees the extremism in connection with a psychological need for an enemy that stems from the times of the cold war. [dagbladet.no] (In Norwegian.) I wonder if the relative aggressiveness and readiness of the American people to wage war based on weak arguments stems in part from the same reason. People are so used to have an enemy that when it disappears there's a void needing be filled in the human psyche of those that lived through the cold war and was subject to propaganda war of those times. What do you guys think?