Why are so many people drawn to conspiracy theories in times of crisis?
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I agree with Dr. Warren that all (or nearly all) people filter perception to conform better with some internal measure of order or reality. How close this internal measure is to objective truth (whatever that may be) varies from issue to issue and from person to person.
The article is helpful in that it suggests to people that they might have better success if they engage in some timely re-examination of the emotions that may be driving actions regarding and perceptions of others intent and behaviors.
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