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References and Additional Reading:

“Fear-Based Appeals Effective at Changing Attitudes, Behaviors After All,” APA

http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2015/10/fear-based-appeals.aspx

“The World is Not Falling Apart” by Steven Pinker and Andrew Mack, Slate

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/foreigners/2014/12/the_world_is_not_falling_apart_the_trend_lines_reveal_an_increasingly_peaceful.html

Is War Over? — A Paradox Explained

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbuUW9i-mHs

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-The cast and crew of The Fake News Watch
From left to right: Garrick Wong, Kaylee Fagan, Michelle Nunez, Ian Sumner