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People who believe COVID-19 conspiracies have these 7 traits

People who believe COVID-19 conspiracies have these 7 traits

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seven distinctive traits of conspiratorial thinking. “Plandemic” offers textbook examples of them all...

belief system is internally contradictory ... overwhelmingly suspicious toward the official account ... no limit to the nefarious intent ....

may occasionally abandon specific ideas when they become untenable. But ... not overall conclusion that “something must be wrong” ...

themselves as victims of organized persecution [and] brave heroes taking on the villainous conspirators...

theories are self-sealing... absence of evidence ... becomes evidence ... because the conspirators did such a good job covering it up... see patterns everywhere... Random events are reinterpreted ... woven into a broader, interconnected pattern. Any connections are imbued with sinister meaning.

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