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a state auditThe problem, experts say, is that measures to combat bias and extremism as it exists today are an antiquated cure for an evolving threat.
“It’s not like being in the Mafia or joining the Klan,” said Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino. “These brick-and-mortar hate groups are disappearing. There’s no Kiwanis Club of Evil out there.”
In their place are amorphous, non-hierarchical groups that form principally online, like the Proud Boys or Oath Keepers.
“The bottom line is, the fact that we’re finding even these examples in the most obvious and stupidly, publicly conveyed circumstances tells you a lot,” Levin said. “We’re picking up a limited set of lightning strikes but missing a lot of the storm damage that comes in.”
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With that in mind, she stresses the importance of couples discussing what represents infidelity in their relationship. "It's important to know how your partner defines it," she said. "Men tend to get more upset about physical infidelity, while women value emotional disclosure. How do you know where the boundary is?"
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