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By remaining unaware, people can justify trusting government, study finds

WASHINGTON—The less people know about important complex issues such as the economy, energy consumption and the environment, the more they want to avoid becoming well-informed, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

And, the more urgent the issue, the more people want to remain unaware.


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Human nature I guess. Most

Human nature I guess. Most people actually think we live in the freest ountry on earth and that no matter what the problems are the government will figure it all out for us.