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Scientists who study long term trends in civilizations say the Brexit vote is a symptom of larger problems within the European Union. The post In the Science of Civilizations, Brexit Is the European Union's Reckoning appeared first on WIRED.
People who attend rallies experience a shift of personal identity to a sense of collective identity—and that can lead to strange, mob-like behavior. The post The Psychology Behind the Violence at Trump Rallies appeared first on WIRED.
Watch carefully, and you can see the birth of a conspiracy theory.
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