A Cult Expert Finds Familiar Patterns of Behavior in Trump's GOP
What do you call an organization where total loyalty to a charismatic but volatile leader is strictly enforced?
The Subtle Bias That Underlies Our Ideological Leanings
Our reflexive approach to explaining the world strongly predicts our political orientation.
Study: Half of Americans Believe at Least 1 Conspiracy Theory
New research suggests the belief in unseen plots is surprisingly widespread.
Why Do Different States Have Wildly Different Ideas About Government?
For the most part, Americans are in broad agreement about political concepts. We believe that individuals have certain natural rights, and that the purpose of government is to serve and protect its citizens. But when you get to the specifics....
How to Keep the Devil From Getting More Than His Due
Historians discover that the devil in the ancient texts is not nearly as frightening as the one who gives us the shakes in movies.