Myth-Making: Say It Often, People Will Believe

The United States is reeling from a hurricane, drought, heat waves, and even an earthquake in Virginia. And we're already well into a nasty national election campaign. Now is the time to get those rumors flying, because science is proving what most of us already know: If you say something often enough, people will believe it, even if it seems too far out at first to be taken seriously. Why are people so eager to embrace myths, even if there is not a shred of evidence to support them? Why are...Full Story
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