I have a problem. I’m normally a very patient person. However, I have noticed that I become very frustrated by those I believe to be in denial about the powers that be and all that is going on. So in an attempt to find a solution to my problem and to find better communication methods I decided to look into cognitive dissonance.
Cognitive dissonance is a psychological phenomenon which refers to the discomfort felt at a discrepancy between what you already know or believe, and new information or interpretation. It therefore occurs when there is a need to accommodatenew ideas, and it may be necessary for it to develop so that we become “open” to them.
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Not being one to delve into deep psychological realms I nevertheless pursued things a little further and came upon this gem below. I get it now. Pay someone enough money and they can overcome their scruples and lie through their teeth. Explains everything. Simples.