I thought so, didn't you?

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    Democrats and Republicans Both Adept at Ignoring Facts, Study Finds


    I think we knew that already, but isn't it nice to have our suspicions confirmed?
     
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    Forget dems and repubs, human beings in general, and its so fucking maddening to be surrounded by such irrational people. Granted, emotions can get the best of me and I can become irrational myself, but usually realize very quickly afterwards that I was being stupid and irrational. many people don't. Why I hate human beings in general and what leads to the entire human history full of violence and horrible deeds
     
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    We have really big problem solving brains guided by emotional components which often, despite our best efforts, leave us with rational ability of a freaking lizard.

    So if we believe in something strongly enough, it is still very easy for those emotive components of our brains to override our frontal cortexes.
     

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