Says 324 – Cognitive Dissonance – The unseen role of denial.

I had posted this topic before Says 318 – Cognitive Dissonance & Misinformation but I didn’t realize until this morning that cognitive dissonance is so persuasive and in control of our society. Initially, I related it with politics and religion, but it is far more insidious than that as its vile tentacles reach into the very core and heart of our being.… Read the rest

Says 318 – Cognitive Dissonance and Misinformation

The image on the left is the current meme definition of cognitive dissonance that is flooding the internet. The original definition of cognitive dissonance, is when you know the truth, but have been “persuaded” to change your mind and accept and promote the lie as the truth. The most common examples can be found in politics and religion.Read the rest

Says 182 – Cognitive Dissonance

182 - cognitive dissonanceThis is the current image-text definition of cognitive dissonance that is flooding the internet. The original definition of cognitive dissonance is when you know the truth, but have been “persuaded” to change your mind, and accept and promote the lie as the truth. The most common examples can be found in politics and religion.Read the rest