31. We'd rather skew the facts than change our beliefs about people. - Deepstash
31. We'd rather skew the facts than change our beliefs about people.

31. We'd rather skew the facts than change our beliefs about people.

Humans hate "cognitive dissonance": when a fact counters something we believe. That's why when, we hear that a loved one did something wrong or garbage, we undermine how bad it really was, or we tell ourselves that science exaggerates when a study tells us we really need to move more.

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