May 29, 2015

Anatomy of a Rationalization | Ricochet

No one likes to be wrong. Admitting that your perception of reality was less than accurate requires a certain degree of moral fortitude. As such, it can be easier for a person of reasonable intelligence to rage against facts and evidence and avoid cognitive dissonance at any cost. Enter Matthew Yglesias. As an executive editor of Vox, it is Matt’s…

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