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Old 06-12-2018, 04:18 PM  
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People who overestimate their political knowledge tend to believe conspiracy theories

Posting just because I'll be amused to watch the discussion. Not that there's anyone here this would apply to.

http://www.psypost.org/2018/06/peopl...theories-51447

People who overestimate their political knowledge are more likely to believe conspiracy theories
By ERIC W. DOLAN June 11, 2018

People who overestimate their understanding of political issues are more likely to believe conspiracy theories, according to new research that appears in the European Journal for Social Psychology.

“Conspiracy theories about government actors and institutions are widespread across the political ideological spectrum,” remarked study author Joseph A. Vitriol, a postdoctoral research associate at Lehigh University. “These beliefs attribute outsized influence to hidden actors or clandestine groups who are perceived as the root cause of an important world event, action, or outcome.”

“Because conspiracy beliefs often preserve discredited assumptions or serve as a basis for dismissing information that challenges one’s worldview, they are often difficult to correct (as is true for many political misperceptions) and can therefore undermine the ability for citizens to effectively and ethically engage in the political process.”

“Indeed, these beliefs are not constrained to the politically disengaged or the uninformed. Instead, conspiracy theories are commonly endorsed and propagated by actors at the highest levels of political power and, as a result, are consequential for public policy,” Vitriol said.

“In short, conspiracy beliefs are important influences on citizens’ political judgment and behavior. This can undermine the ability of elected officials to address problems in society with evidence-based public policy and governance. By investigating the psychological underpinning of conspiracy beliefs, we are better able to understand how these beliefs form and spread. We are also better able to identify strategies for informing or educating the public and combating the influence of false and fabricated information on political psychology and behavior.”

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Old 06-12-2018, 04:43 PM   #16
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It already has.
That would include you with your Russian Collusion Delusion Conspiracy currently being floated.

I don't believe political agendas are conspiracies and everyone in politics has some agenda. Orwell was right about the abuse of language in politics.
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:43 PM   #17
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I believe in almost zero conspiracy theories. Our govt's can barely operate as it is, how do you think they would be able to cover things up successfully?
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:46 PM   #18
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I believe in almost zero conspiracy theories. Our govt's can barely operate as it is, how do you think they would be able to cover things up successfully?
That's just as unreasonable in believing every one of them that come down the pike.

People get convicted every year in this country for the crime of conspiracy. Yet, you're boasting that no one in our govt doesn't try. It's ludicrous. The world is not only misused but overused. Conspiracy by definition involves a crime by more than one person done in secret. It is not a politician, official or group with an agenda even if they don't disclose that agenda honestly, if they are not committing a crime to pull it off.
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:48 PM   #19
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It already has.
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:49 PM   #20
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Yes, he has shown that the Democrats are the ones falling for the conspiracy of Trump working with the Russians to win the election. He sure has.
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:00 PM   #21
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Old 06-12-2018, 05:01 PM   #22
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Yes, he has shown that the Democrats are the ones falling for the conspiracy of Trump working with the Russians to win the election. He sure has.
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Once one conspiracy theory gets ya it's just easier to believe more and more of them. But it's not always easy to spot an individual that's just saying that the earth is flat or that the moon landing wasn't real for attention

I worked with a guy made more than just one claim that was more than questionable. But I kept asking questions because it was so entertaining. He stated that he had spent over a decade and a half trying to prove that time travel was real, was still working on it, and that the moon landing was fake. He had found proof too

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