Intellectual Cleansing: Part 3

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Publisher:  Medialens
Date Written:  15/10/2008
Year Published:  2008  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX9528

The tendency to self-deception appears to be greatly increased when we join as part of a group. Groups create a sense of belonging, a "we-feeling", which can provide even greater incentives to reject painful truths.

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