I suppose I see it as more a case of biased search: people have actual problems, and look for explanations and solutions to those problems, but have a bias towards explanations that have to do with blaming someone. The closer someone studies the actual problems, though, the less credibility blame-based explanations have.

Open thread, January 25- February 1

by NancyLebovitz 1 min read25th Jan 2014318 comments

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