Monday, June 27, 2011

Something about stupidity

Take a look at this headline:

Why Do People Believe Stupid Stuff, Even When They're Confronted With the Truth?

Here's how it gets started:

The Misconception: When your beliefs are challenged with facts, you alter your opinions and incorporate the new information into your thinking.

The Truth: When your deepest convictions are challenged by contradictory evidence, your beliefs get stronger.

How's that for weird?

The article explains it.

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