The Shared Delusions of Liberals & Conservatives

When it comes to political positions, it appears that we’re all a bit delusional. More to the point, liberals tend to underestimate the amount of agreement amongst those who share their political position, whilst conservatives tend to overestimate how much other conservatives agree with each other. A study published in … Read More

Don’t Like the Solutions to a Problem? Deny it Exists!

Ever wonder why liberals and conservatives can disagree so vehemently? Well, this may explain part of it: when we don’t like the potential solutions to a problem, we’re likely to deny that the problem exists. A study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology has found that people … Read More

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