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cilla4progress

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Sat Feb 24, 2024, 04:42 PM Feb 24

I think of MAGATS as nihilists. [View all]

Last edited Sun Feb 25, 2024, 09:50 PM - Edit history (1)

In that way, they are in control of their coming demise.

The Americans Who Need Chaos
They’re embracing nihilism and upending politics.

By Derek Thompson

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Several years ago, the political scientist Michael Bang Petersen, who is based in Denmark, wanted to understand why people share conspiracy theories on the Internet. He and other researchers designed a study that involved showing American participants blatantly false stories about Democratic and Republican politicians, such as Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump. The subjects were asked: Would you share these stories online?

https://archive.is/KasS4


https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2024/02/need-for-chaos-politicsl-science-concept/677536/

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