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Category Archives: Cognitive Dissonance

SHTFplan: The Psychology of Survival: “He Who Hesitates is Lost”

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper Preparedness isn’t just about the supplies you stockpile and the skills you learn. It’s about psychology too. And an important step toward survival is understanding the psychology behind hesitation. In a worst-case scenario, hesitation kills. […]

America’s Debt Dependence Makes It An Easy Economic Target

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com There is a classic denial tactic that many people use when confronted with negative facts about a subject they have a personal attachment to; I would call it “deferral denial” — or a psychological postponing of reality. For example, point out the fundamentals on the U.S. […]

The Cognitive Dissonance Surrounding Donald Trump

This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com In general, it has always been dangerous to put blind faith in human icons of any kind; not to mention, entirely unnecessary. The maxim that one “should never meet their heroes” is something far more people should take to heart when applying elevated status to […]

Alexa Device Gives Definition Of Chemtrails And It’s Freaking Some People Out

Amazon’s Alexa device is back in the spotlight after people began taking notice of the response they got when asking about chemtrails.  The actual response, however, is freaking out the “we buy the official narrative about everything and believe everything the government says” crowd. Alexa stirred some controversy in the past for her “response” when […]

The Year Of The Headless Liberal Chicken

Authored by CJ Hopkins via Counterpunch.org, According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 has been the Year of the Rooster. Myself, I’ve decided to designate it the Year of the Headless Liberal Chicken. I don’t mean that to be insulting … or, all right, I guess I do, a little. But my heart goes out to […]

Debunking The Myths About An Attack On North Korea

Submitted by The Saker, First, the bragging dummies Trump and Haley are still at it.  They want to force China to take action against the DPRK by threatening to take North Korea “into their hands” if China refuses to comply.  Haley said, “But to be clear, China can do more, (…) and we’re putting as much […]

Get Out Now: SocGen Predicts Market Crash, Bear Market For The S&P

While the charade of sellside analysts releasing optimistic, and in the case of Barclays and Goldman “rationally exuberant”previews of the year ahead… … is a familiar, long-running tradition on Wall Street, rarely has the intellectual dishonesty and cognitive dissonance been quite so glaring: take Goldman, which while admitting that valuations have never been higher, and […]

RIP, Monty Hall: The Time Everyone “Corrected” The World’s Smartest Woman

Monty Hall, the genial host and co-creator of “Let’s Make a Deal,” the game show on which contestants in outlandish costumes shriek and leap at the chance to see if they will win the big prize or the booby prize behind door No. 3, died at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Saturday. He […]

Bay Area TV Anchor: “I Experienced Hate First Hand Today In Berkeley” From Antifa

After the media lashed out at right-wing extremists in the aftermath of the tragic violence in Charlottesville, the tide now appears to be turning against the all-black-clad "Antifa." For the first time since the campaigns began late last year and protests broke out, The Washington Post unleashed this shocking headline. Their faces hidden behind black […]

US Policy Paradox: How To Lose Friends And Influence Nothing

Authored by Adam Garrie via The Asia Times, When Paul Robeson belted out the lyric “I’m tired of living, and scared of dying,” he stumbled on to a paradox of emotional dissonance that could easily define the geo-strategic cognitive dissonance that the US exhibits when dealing with its fellow superpowers Russia and China. Time and […]