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The online surveys, conducted by the Cooperative Congressional Election Study , were designed to be representative of a random sample of Americans.
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Unsurprisingly, since it has adherents on both the right and left, the most widely endorsed conspiracy theory was the one that said bankers intentionally created the financial crash. It was endorsed by 25 percent of participants, and only rejected by 37 percent.
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Another 38 percent said they neither agreed nor disagreed. So what does drive belief in these contrived explanations? So to sum up: The instinctual belief that we are savvy enough to piece things together, along with the primal storytelling appeal of broad-stroke, good-vs. Clearly, finding the light of truth—and staying in it—is more of a struggle than we realized.
Especially given those suspicious new bulbs. New research finds those on the political extremes are more susceptible than moderates.
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New research suggests people are more likely to endorse conspiracy theories if they would be willing to personally participate in such a conspiracy. New research finds the well-documented link between religiosity and happiness applies only to those whose faith is robust. To succeed, conspiracy theories need to follow a strategic logic that mirrors shifts in power.
From this perspective, conspiracy theories are a form of threat perception that tracks foreign and domestic power asymmetries to focus attention, integrate groups, and recover from setbacks. Keywords: American culture , Internet , communications technologies , conspiracy theories , conspiratorial beliefs , power asymmetries , threat perception.
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Conspiracy theories that are easily debunked by science still persist.
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Conspiracy Theory in America
Parent Abstract Conspiracies theories are some of the most striking features in the American political landscape: the Kennedy assassination, aliens at Roswell, subversion by Masons, Jews, Catholics, or communists, and modern movements like Birtherism and Trutherism. More Conspiracies theories are some of the most striking features in the American political landscape: the Kennedy assassination, aliens at Roswell, subversion by Masons, Jews, Catholics, or communists, and modern movements like Birtherism and Trutherism.
Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication. Joseph E.