Intellectual Cleansing: Part 3http://medialens.org/index.php/alerts/alert-archive/2008/556-intellectual-cleansing-part-3.html
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.