Tag Archives: Cognitive dissonance

Waking Up is Hard to Do


With so much drama currently being enacted and imposing a deluge of information into our lives, this particular post delves into a very real aspect of our understanding – how do we react to new information? How do we perceive … Continue reading

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BFP EyeOpener Report-The Psychology of Cognitive Dissonance


From ‘BFP’ (Boiling Frogs Post), by Sibel Edmonds, this article on a topic of much interest to me. Particularly in the instance of discussions, via internet comments, with persons on the “warmist” side of the ‘global warming’ debate. Neither side … Continue reading

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People believe their authority figures beyond the point that it’s reasonable to do so


This post has arisen from two incentives. The old ‘gem’ of the global warming debate and the perception about artificial sweeteners, the topics of the last two posts. It concerns the way people formulate their beliefs, the way they perceive … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Disillusionment


Again, from Sott.net. their own post by Timothy C.Trepanier. Nothing is more sad than the death of an illusion. ~ Arthur Koestler Our greatest illusion is to believe that we are what we think ourselves to be. ~ H.F. Amiel … Continue reading

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