Conventional Wisdom, Conformity, and Cognitive Dissonance: The Three Headed Monster of Ignorance

"How often one hears, as an excuse for not reforming our lives, the argument that any act that is contrary to the usual mode of life would be unnatural, ludicrous—would look like a desire to show off, and would therefore not be a good action. This argument seems expressly framed to prevent people from ever … Continue reading Conventional Wisdom, Conformity, and Cognitive Dissonance: The Three Headed Monster of Ignorance