This will not happen if the individual believes that they are the only one aware of the situation.
The left-blogosphere is dancing on our graves and shoving it down our throats. I think Hillary is the favorite going into Election Day because the electoral map favors Democrats. If white people turn out in 2012 levels – Trump wins. If 2% more of the Middle Class show up and vote Trump – he wins. There was a report on Breitbart a week ago, saying that Killary had obtained a permit to celebrate her victory with a fireworks show. The right-blogosphere is going through a serious introspection. The rest of the paragraph above can remain as originally written. While Obama did go on to win, the media narrative that the race was over in early September was a self-fulfilling narrative. She could win by a few, lose by a few, or win by a lot. The closest analog to what is happening now, is the dissolution of the Whigs. The Real Clear Politics No-Toss Ups map (Featured Image) has Hillary winning by a few electoral points. They also assume that the Trump supporters are somehow a small minority whose loss or defection will be welcomed. If even a fraction of them look elsewhere politically, in the unlikely event that there are ever elections again under the Left, the Republicans will be wiped out.The diffusion of responsibility for alleged war crimes during World War II was famously used as a legal defense by many of the Nazis being tried at Nuremberg.
A similar defense was mounted by the defendants accused in the My Lai massacre.Instead, they believe that someone who has a relationship with the victim will assist.In antisocial situations, negative behaviors are more likely to be carried out when the person is in a group of similarly motivated individuals.This is explained by both bystander effect and diffusion of responsibility.In 1968 and a series of experiments that followed, John Darley and Bibb Latané demonstrated that an individual's choice to help or intervene when there is an emergency depends on the number of bystanders.The behavior is driven by the deindividuating effects of group membership and the diffusion of feelings of personal responsibility for the consequences.