Politics People will always convince themselves, that what they already believe is correct

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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    It's a fact...It's why people make insane decisions when it comes to politics.

    This is more of a psychology/brain thread than politics FTR
     
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    In experiments at Baylor University where people were given Coke and Pepsi in unmarked cups and then hooked up to a brain scanner, the device clearly showed a certain number of them preferred Pepsi while tasting it. When those people were told they were drinking Pepsi, a fraction of them, the ones who had enjoyed Coke all their lives, did something unexpected. The scanner showed their brains scrambling the pleasure signals, dampening them. They then told the experimenter afterward they had preferred Coke in the taste tests.
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Truer word were never spoken

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    Once people learn "a fact" or form an opinion its almost impossible to change it. That way argueing on the Internets is largely futile.

    Change can only come through crisis or a recognition of the individual that his beliefs are failing him.
     
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    Speak the truth brotha!
     
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    It's also why religion wants your little children.
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Indeed...crisis more likely than recognition....You see people wallowing in shit and still not getting it...all day, every day
     
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    ....and God wants YOUR country to win the war....Saddle up!
     
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    that's why trump is doing so well
     
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    WGAS? :c
     
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    Calm down gall stones :jj:
     
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    I do because it is a fact of human nature. To understand our basic wiring should make us think and behave better. But alas, most are in the WGAS catagory of sheep.
     
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    “It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.”

    Mark Twain
     
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    what's your point? everyone lies, especially to themselves. this is so well known that even Dr Who admits it.
     
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    ever try to convince a ball fan that the ump is calling the zone the same for both teams
    and he isn't just fucking with his favorite team?

    can't be done
     
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    says the author who made a career out of lying to his audience?
     
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    People are jealous of our love.
     
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    What a schmuck. Is NSAL one company or two, Robin?
     
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    Exactly....I always feel like asking my friends why they baptise their babies....how do they know their babies are religious? Indoctrination.