The Rise of Authoritarianism: From Parasite Stress Theory to Lockstep

Empirical evidence indicates that the spread of pathogens leads populations to become more conformist and accepting of authoritarian behavior from governments – what does this mean for the world of COVID19? As discussed in Multiple Studies Predicted Governments Become Authoritarian in Response to Pandemics, we have an abundance of scientific data highlighting how humans react … Continue reading The Rise of Authoritarianism: From Parasite Stress Theory to Lockstep