The Mentality That Explains Trumps Dead-Enders

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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

 

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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

Look at the adherents of religion and their adherence to a failed philosophy that has failed to deliver and yet they still worship and throw money at it.
 
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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

Its the same mentality that many (if not most) ascend to when they realize the mistakes their fathers or mothers made. They don't want to believe that the northstar of their life was flawed. One would hopethat by the time you get to be an adult, you could look at things rationally. ..Trump supporters can't.
 

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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

again, like many of the TDS threads--this one is also babble crap
..it doesn't even make sense
 

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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

Its the same mentality that many (if not most) ascend to when they realize the mistakes their fathers or mothers made. They don't want to believe that the northstar of their life was flawed. One would hopethat by the time you get to be an adult, you could look at things rationally. ..Trump supporters can't.
You taken it to far, now the elderly can not go outside with out getting beaten up?
 

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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

Its the same mentality that many (if not most) ascend to when they realize the mistakes their fathers or mothers made. They don't want to believe that the northstar of their life was flawed. One would hopethat by the time you get to be an adult, you could look at things rationally. ..Trump supporters can't.
You taken it to far, now the elderly can not go outside with out getting beaten up?
Depends how many Proud Boys are standing by
 

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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

Its the same mentality that many (if not most) ascend to when they realize the mistakes their fathers or mothers made. They don't want to believe that the northstar of their life was flawed. One would hopethat by the time you get to be an adult, you could look at things rationally. ..Trump supporters can't.
You taken it to far, now the elderly can not go outside with out getting beaten up?
Depends how many Proud Boys are standing by
Bet your the one in the video.
 

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Look at the adherents of religion and their adherence to a failed philosophy that has failed to deliver and yet they still worship and throw money at it.
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Look at the adherents of government supported social justice and their adherence to a failed philosophy that has failed to deliver and yet they still worship and throw money at it.

*****SMILE*****


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Fucking racist BLMS and Antifa fags beating up the elderly, and you call us the mentally ill?
Yeah thanks for proving what a class A jerkoff you are skews. You are the one that has brain dead mentality not only enjoying that but you call a mass murderer around the globe class and a president that did not start wars ass. Proof what a sick monster you are on the cias payroll no doubt.

cognitive dissonance is what you trump haters haveliving in a fantasy that Obama is a class act and that Biden won the election fair. :asshole:
 

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In 1954, social psychologist Leon Festinger embedded himself in a cult called The Seekers, whose leader, Dorothy Martin, preached that a UFO would rescue them before destroying the planet on Dec. 21 of that year. When that didn’t happen, many sect members left. But most of the inner circle remained, inventing all kinds of rationales for why the prophecy didn’t come true (e.g. their faith persuaded the aliens to give Earth a second chance) and redoubled their devotion.

From this research, Festinger developed the theory of cognitive dissonance: that human beings will do just about anything to resolve contradictions between our deeply held beliefs about the world and the reality of the world itself. Cognitive dissonance is so unpleasant, so disordering and catastrophic for the ego, that no amount of absurd, tortured reasoning is worse than reality contradicting a deeply held belief.

Its the same mentality that many (if not most) ascend to when they realize the mistakes their fathers or mothers made. They don't want to believe that the northstar of their life was flawed. One would hopethat by the time you get to be an adult, you could look at things rationally. ..Trump supporters can't.
You taken it to far, now the elderly can not go outside with out getting beaten up?
Depends how many Proud Boys are standing by
Bet your the one in the video.
That’s a given.
 

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Fucking racist BLMS and Antifa fags beating up the elderly, and you call us the mentally ill?
Yeah thanks for proving what a class A jerkoff you are skews. You are the one that has brain dead mentality not only enjoying that but you call a mass murderer around the globe class and a president that did not start wars ass. Proof what a sick monster you are on the cias payroll no doubt.

cognitive dissonance is what you trump haters haveliving in a fantasy that Obama is a class act and that Biden won the election fair. :asshole:
Maybe you should read carefully the “cognitive dissonance” text; you seem to be struggling with it in your denials of reality.

All of us try to resolve cognitive dissonance, but the Trump movement has been a years-long exercise in it. Election denial is its latest manifestation. But before that came COVID denial, science denial, climate denial, ‘alternative facts,’ the inability of Trump’s most devoted fans to see him for the obvious con man that he is.
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