Cognitive Dissonance

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Cognitive Dissonance

Post by notmartha » Thu Jan 07, 2016 1:01 pm

From Ben Williams’ latest Straight Talk Newsletter, an article called “Cognitive Dissonance”:
This study will deal with man's rationalization of “right’/ “wrong” and of subjective or conflicted thought and behavior. In short, we'll look at some of the variables that contribute to man's subconscious, often involuntary, “fall’ into the mental condition of unbelief and loss of faith as a result of his refusal to deal with cognitive dissonance.

This phenomenon is likely the overarching reason for the difficulty we see in communication and teaching. It (cognitive dissonance) most certainly does impact logic and reason, and I think in fact is the primary affliction that leads to an “unsound mind.” Once a man is taken victim by this mental state, it can grow more powerful within him day-by-day - often to a point of no return.

Download and read the rest HERE.

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