View Single Post
Old 05-21-2013, 05:31 AM   #1
W*GS
Ring of Famer
 
W*GS's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Earth
Posts: 20,662
Default Why Rational People Buy Into Conspiracy Theories

Why Rational People Buy Into Conspiracy Theories

Quote:
“The best predictor of belief in a conspiracy theory is belief in other conspiracy theories,” says Viren Swami, a psychology professor who studies conspiracy belief at the University of Westminster in England. Psychologists say that’s because a conspiracy theory isn’t so much a response to a single event as it is an expression of an overarching worldview.
W*GS is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links