Collective Narcissism: Why Conspiracy Theories Are More Popular Than Ever

By : Strange Mysteries - 3 months ago
Why do you believe what you believe? Is it because you've been..

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..presented with a series of undeniable facts, or have you naively bought into a fantasy story; a fairytale concocted by others in an attempt to sell you something you'd otherwise reject? This is nothing to be ashamed of as it can happen to the best of us, but with fake news and alternative facts never more popular, it is pertinent to ask why this way of thinking has suddenly become so mainstream. According to psychologists, cases of narcissism have risen across the world, and this is in direct correlation to the increase in popularity of conspiracy theories, with the result being a damaging state of collective narcissism working to make the world more selfish than it has ever been before.

Collective Narcissism: Why Conspiracy Theories Are More Popular Than Ever