Source – summit.news
– “…The main reason behind their motivations was the overall sense of fear currently dominating U.S. culture across a variety of media channels,” writes John Anderer. “Most Americans can’t seem to log online or turn on the television without being hit by a grim view of the future being reported or speculated on.”
New Study Finds Media-Generated Fear Is Driving “Doomsday Prepping” – By Paul Joseph Watson
A new study has found that media-generated fear, not right-wing conspiracy theories, is the main driving force behind the rise of ‘doomsday prepping’.
The study, published in the Journal of American Studies, confirms that neither a backlash to the Obama presidency nor ‘extremist’ beliefs were responsible for the trend of Americans stockpiling food over the last 10 years.
Researchers interviewed preppers from 18 different U.S. states to ascertain the motivation behind their prepping.
“The results indicated that, although most did…
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