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  • Do emotions really trump facts?
  • Do emotions really trump facts?
    Michael Vadon, Creative Commons (2015) ©
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Why do emotions trump facts?

If Faisal Islam, Ralph Keyes and the New York Times are to be believed, the Trump candidacy and the vote for Brexit show we've entered a post-truth era – a world where emotion and populism win out over facts and experts. But is it true? And do emotional appeals really trump facts and figures?