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Cognitive Dissonance | "Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against that belief, the new evidence cannot be accepted. It would create a feeling that is extremely uncomfortable, called cognitive dissonance. And because it is so important to protect the core belief, they will rationalize, ignore and even deny anything that doesn't fit in with the core belief." --Frantz Fanon

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The words, "cognitive dissonance", come to mind... from board: Facts, Beliefs, & Opinions #drwaynedyer #kurttasche #successwithkurt

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I bet you have asked yourself this question at least a hundred times, “why is it so hard to get over the narcissist in my life?” It probably doesn’t make much sense to you why you’re strugglin...

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Exiting from a religion, or other collective ego, or escaping the clutches of a narcissist, or shedding your own cognitive dissonance

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We all have an expiration date with a Narcissist! Understanding the attachment to a Narcissist! The denial and cognitive dissonance that distorts our normal reality.

We all have an expiration date with a Narcissist! Understanding the attachment to a Narcissist! The denial and cognitive dissonance that distorts our normal reality. | After Narcissistic Abuse

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Cognitive dissonance: “Religions have depended on the relative isolation and ignorance of their flocks, forever, and this is all breaking down,” so says Tuft’s Centre for Cognitive Studies’, Daniel C. Dennett.

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