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21. “Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.”

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It's the result of two factors:

• cognitive dissonance:the uncomfortable tension that comes from holding two conflicting thoughts simultaneously.

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Cognitive Dissonance

Pay close attention to what ‘spikes’ up your emotions, those triggers that are felt when someone challenges you, or provides you with information that is new to you or does not align with your reality. 

This cognitive dissonance (the state of holding two or more contradictory beliefs) ma...

The cognitive dissonance theory

It suggests that holding 2 or more contradictory beliefs at the same time causes people to experience mental discomfort, which manifests as psychological stress.

And people will always seek to minimize their cognitive dissonance and the discomfort it creates.

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