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How Identity—Not Ignorance—Leads to Science Denial

Changing a behavior or changing a belief

  • Changing a behavior is in most cases hard because most behaviors are rewarding.
  • Changing a belief is often easierand that’s why some elements of denial appear: this could mean trivializing the source of the dissonance, adding a new belief or element that supports your choice.

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