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Trump’s Volatile Crowds Are No Accident

Posted March 22nd, 2016 at 11:22 am (UTC-4)
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The evidence for this comes from an area of psychology known as “terror management theory,” which asserts that when we are made to feel aware of our mortality, we identify even more strongly with those who share our cultural worldview. This not only reduces anxiety but also makes us more hostile towards members of other groups.

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