Passionate minorities can change majority opinion. Just look at the women's suffrage movement of the early-1900s in the United States. Once upon a time, the idea of women voting was relatively fringe; today, a higher proportion of women than men vote in U.S. presidential elections. So how big does a group have to be to shift mainstream views? A new study suggests a 25-percent minority is all it takes.
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Written by Mae Rice August 20, 2018
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