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How Images of War Can Lead to the Desire for More War

Friday, June 22, 2012

Category: Behavior

The cycle is something like this: Seeing destruction â€"> activation of death â€"> reaffirmation of beliefs â€"> increased negativity regarding opposing beliefs â€"> support for military action or violence against those with opposing beliefs â€"> destruction occurs â€"> seeing destruction…

The authors relate this cycle to the “broken windows” theory and speculate about how run-down or destroyed areas deteriorate even further.

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