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Author Topic:   August 2012 - Post of the Month
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Message 6 of 7 (671203)
08-23-2012 6:40 AM

Dr. A. "Cognitive Dissonance In Politics"
Author: Dr Adequate
Forum: Faith and Belief
Thread: Cognitive Dissonance and Cultural Beliefs.
Message: Message 30

Dr. A writes:

The point is that it is apparently easier to believe something contrary to fact than to revise one's opinions.

I nominate this post not for any high-brow reasons - I simply enjoyed reading it.
Fun and on-topic.

Dr. A writes:

Solution: One's sexual orientation is a choice. Why, if I wanted, I could decide to be sexually attracted to small pieces of gravel, I just don't want to.

"There is no great invention, from fire to flying, which has not been hailed as an insult to some god." J. B. S. Haldane

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