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Why Rational People Buy Into Conspiracy Theories
"'The best predictor of belief in a conspiracy theory is belief in other conspiracy theories,' says [researcher] Viren Swami ... 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." The New York Times Magazine 05/26/13
Posted May 23, 2013 12:55 AM

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