Quitting QAnon: why it is so difficult to abandon a conspiracy theory | Curio

Quitting QAnon: why it is so difficult to abandon a conspiracy theory

16 mins | Apr 22, 2021

A consequence of the post-truth era. Although its prophecies have proven false, the pro-Trump movement remains popular globally. But why is this? Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan and Hannah Murphy examine how modern life bolsters persisting conspiracy theories in a way never seen before. In this deep-dive into the mentality behind them, they also reveal how some past members managed to walk away.

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