History Quotes / ConfirmationBias

10th Apr '17 11:17:21 AM MasterofGalaxies4628
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-->--'''Kaelbu''' on [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19474_4-idiots-who-show-up-wherever-religion-discussed-online.html#ixzz2Pp31MLAy this]] ''{{Website/Cracked}}'' article

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-->--'''Kaelbu''' on [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19474_4-idiots-who-show-up-wherever-religion-discussed-online.html#ixzz2Pp31MLAy this]] ''{{Website/Cracked}}'' article
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->''"We read a news article that supports what we believe, and we add it to the 'I'm right about this' column. News articles that contradict what we believe are dismissed. [[InsaneTrollLogic We make up a reason -- maybe the source is part of the conspiracy from the other side or whatever it takes]] to make sure the 'I'm wrong about this' column remains empty.\\
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"Researchers have done experiments where they hooked up people's brains to scanners and then made them read a story pointing out something stupid their favorite candidate said. The logical parts of the brain stayed quiet, while the emotional parts of the brain lit up. Their brains were weighing the story, not based on what it logically meant for their position, but on the emotional/social consequences of that position being wrong.\\
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"''Then'', once the brain had decided that this news story being right would mean pain and humiliation for the reader, it told the logical part, 'Figure out a way to use your "logic" stuff to make this pain go away.' The next day, you probably heard those test subjects at the coffee shop going on and on about how biased the press is against their guy."''
-->--''Website/{{Cracked}}'', [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19468_5-logical-fallacies-that-make-you-wrong-more-than-you-think.html 5 Logical Fallacies That Make You Wrong More Than You Think]] (this trope being one of them)
9th Apr '15 8:04:23 PM dmeagher13
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-> ''If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.''
-->-- '''Proverb'''
11th Oct '14 6:59:29 AM LongLiveHumour
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-->--'''SherlockHolmes''', "A Scandal in Bohemia"

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-->--'''SherlockHolmes''', -->--'''Literature/SherlockHolmes''', "A Scandal in Bohemia"
9th Jun '14 10:20:34 AM Psyclone
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-->--'''SherlockHolmes'', "A Scandal in Bohemia"

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-->--'''SherlockHolmes'', -->--'''SherlockHolmes''', "A Scandal in Bohemia"
9th Jun '14 10:20:22 AM Psyclone
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-->--'''Kaelbu''' on [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19474_4-idiots-who-show-up-wherever-religion-discussed-online.html#ixzz2Pp31MLAy this]] ''{{Website/Cracked}}'' article

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-->--'''Kaelbu''' on [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19474_4-idiots-who-show-up-wherever-religion-discussed-online.html#ixzz2Pp31MLAy this]] ''{{Website/Cracked}}'' articlearticle

-> ''It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.''
-->--'''SherlockHolmes'', "A Scandal in Bohemia"
7th Apr '13 4:18:29 PM Abodos
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-->--UrbanDictionary, "[[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=clappy+humor clappy humor]]"

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-->--UrbanDictionary, -->--'''UrbanDictionary''', "[[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=clappy+humor clappy humor]]"



-->-- Creator/JorgeLuisBorges, ''Three Versions of Judas''

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-->-- Creator/JorgeLuisBorges, '''Creator/JorgeLuisBorges''', ''Three Versions of Judas''Judas''

-> ''There seems to be a ton of athiests commenting here... I could be wrong, that's just what it looks like. I'm pretty sure, though, that no matter what either side has to say, their argument is just going to make those who agree with them happy, and nothing else. Nobody is going to be convinced there is or isn't a God in the comments section.''
-->--'''Kaelbu''' on [[http://www.cracked.com/article_19474_4-idiots-who-show-up-wherever-religion-discussed-online.html#ixzz2Pp31MLAy this]] ''{{Website/Cracked}}'' article
5th Aug '12 9:30:16 PM Narutaki2012
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--> ''Whoever peruses this essay should know that it states only Runeberg's conclusions, not his dialectic or his proof. Someone may observe that no doubt the conclusion preceded the "proofs". For who gives himself up to looking for proofs of something he does not believe in or the predication of which he does not care about?''

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--> -> ''Whoever peruses this essay should know that it states only Runeberg's conclusions, not his dialectic or his proof. Someone may observe that no doubt the conclusion preceded the "proofs". For who gives himself up to looking for proofs of something he does not believe in or the predication of which he does not care about?''
5th Aug '12 9:29:05 PM Narutaki2012
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--> Creator/JorgeLuisBorges, ''Three Versions of Judas''

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--> -->-- Creator/JorgeLuisBorges, ''Three Versions of Judas''
17th Jun '12 4:06:32 PM FELH2
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--> JorgeLuisBorges, ''Three Versions of Judas''

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--> JorgeLuisBorges, Creator/JorgeLuisBorges, ''Three Versions of Judas''
1st Jun '12 9:29:02 PM Narutaki2012
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-->--UrbanDictionary, "[[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=clappy+humor clappy humor]]"

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-->--UrbanDictionary, "[[http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=clappy+humor clappy humor]]"humor]]"

--> ''Whoever peruses this essay should know that it states only Runeberg's conclusions, not his dialectic or his proof. Someone may observe that no doubt the conclusion preceded the "proofs". For who gives himself up to looking for proofs of something he does not believe in or the predication of which he does not care about?''
--> JorgeLuisBorges, ''Three Versions of Judas''
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