Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Function of Illusion

So. A previous post explained the research regarding how people can continue with an illusional sense of reality, sometimes without their own awareness. We believe the world is a certain way, and we pay attention to evidence that endorses that … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Beliefs

Errol Morris has written an interesting five part article in the New York Times called “The Anosognosic’s Dilemma: Something’s Wrong but You’ll Never Know What It Is. In it, he explains that when we do not know something or we … Continue reading

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