cognitive dissonance

Here’s why he and his supporters don’t care that his Clinton claims make no sense.
America must understand that Black Lives Matter is a movement born from the human spirit seeking community, harmony, and flourishing. It is biblical in its cause, revolutionary in its spirit, and democratic in its goals.
Almost by definition, the most important and innovative scientific findings often go against people's existing beliefs. If
Why do we feel we're so connected to God when we pray? Interestingly enough, research shows that no matter who we pray to
Donald Trump's voters have been ridiculed for their willingness to overlook his inconsistencies and lies, but this is what all voters do once they've become committed to a particular candidate. Cognitive dissonance theory explains why.
My struggle to attract people to these conversations is a microcosm of a broader challenge facing our society. Day to day
You as a parent always have an edge in evaluating your own child because you hold the key to his history. The important thing to remember is to be objective through empathy, and to not use defense which can cause projection to influence your objectivity through projection.
It's disingenuous that nobody walks in LA--we have a become a stroller's paradise, with art walks abounding in every neighborhood.
“One could create some line of argument that the economy would be much, much stronger without the ACA, but that really seems
With the economy improving and adding millions of jobs a year, HuffPost asked Republicans if they still believe that Obamacare is a job killer.
I've been thinking a lot about the world we've created. And I've come to the conclusion that it makes absolutely no sense. None. Not even a little.
Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.
Raz’s beats are like throwing darts at a map, and purposefully so. He raps over top of Hans Zimmer’s main theme from “Inception
It may sound counterintuitive but we shouldn't want our party to be the only party because the other party (or parties) helps keep us in check and that ultimately helps protect our liberty. This is rooted in our history.
Being aware of the mistakes we naturally make in our thinking can make a big difference in avoiding them. Unfortunately, most of these occur subconsciously, so it will also take time and effort to avoid them -- if you even want to.
Watching my friend in action, I was so impressed by how easily he deflected the slings and arrows of small stuff. By putting things into their proper perspective, my friend bypasses squandering even an ounce of sweat on drivel.
Greedy ghosts aside, the honor system seems to be a pretty solid one when it comes to garnering authenticity. We, as humans
Political conventions are like the camp fire on the night before battle (or the day before the big game), when the chieftains rally the troops, impassion the tribe, fire up the true believers, or, as politicians might put it, appeal to the base. Neither conventions nor politics are for truth.
I, too, am appalled by the outrageous ignorance of Mr. Akin's belief, but I would not call him heartless. Rather, I would suggest that Akin is a man suffering from the pain of cognitive dissonance.