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The Reason For Avoiding Facts

Information avoidance, even if knowing can help us make smarter choices, is a way for us to forego some of the sufferings that may be caused by us knowing about what the future brings, and allows us to remain in a state of suspense and wonder.

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Many people avoid facts even if it is beneficial for them to know. This strange quirk that defies logic is due to many psychological factors.

Human beings feel their hopes are shattered when they learn about the outcome of a certain illness or maybe the date of their death, or divorce, preferring to remain aloof and hopeful.

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