"if we all recognize that the other side is no less rational than our own, that may go some way toward easing the inter-party demonization that is the true tragedy of American polarization." #polarization
Just published a piece on , making the argument that we shouldn't explain polarization by appeal to irrationality. TLDR: You can't think think your own (polarized) political beliefs are irrational; but we know that both sides form their...
Can we really trust our own beliefs, though?
"the evidence is resounding that the mechanisms that drive polarization — confirmation bias, motivated reasoning, biased assimilation, and so on — are bipartisan: both sides are equally susceptible to them." #politics
imersas em BOLHAS, as pessoas concordam cada vez mais entre si e menos com outros. resultado? o OUTRO LADO é crescentemente DEMONIZADO e as possibilidades de acordo cada vez menores. e os processos de formação de opinião, em todos os lados, são RACIONAIS: .
Many a time I thought the other side had no logical point only to find out that while wrong they weren't *completely* wrong.
The Other Side Is More Rational Than You Think
The Other Side Is More Rational Than You Think by Kevin Dorst in
Polarization is rising in the United States. The story many people tell is that this is because we all believe our political rivals are being irrational. Actually, argues , that shouldn't be our conclusion at all.