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Why We Like Bad News

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Published on Aug 26, 2019

Even if we say we prefer good news, we're wired to pay more attention to bad news.
And while it might feel like the world is becoming a more scary, dangerous place, many things are actually better now than ever, and social media might be the antidote to our fears.

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Images:

https://ourworldindata.org/homicides
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/yo...
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