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Fact Resistance

In an age of alternative news and facts, amidst confusion and polarisation, researchers from Stanford University present us with new discoveries revealing limitations to our capacity for sticking to reason.

The vaunted human capacity for reason may have more to do with winning arguments than with thinking straight.

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Mind (New Yorker Magazine, 27.02.2017)

Illustration by Gérard DuBois

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