Posted by: Frank | October 24, 2020

Frank blogged on October 24, 2020 at 09:43PM

”‘Extreme partisanship may be literally addictive,’ writes the social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. Partisans who find ways to rationalize their beliefs get a little hit of dopamine. ‘Like rats that cannot stop pressing a button, partisans may be simply unable to stop believing weird things.’” (nationalaffairs.com, Rethinking Polarization)

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