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Stating belief is more rational . . .
RE: Stating belief is more rational . . .
Even sadder than that, the willingness of some to refuse bettering their understanding.
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RE: Stating belief is more rational . . .
There's a term, although not a legitimate psychological term, called True Believer Syndrome. This is a form of Confirmation bias, which is " a tendency for people to prefer information that confirms their preconceptions or hypotheses, independently of whether they are true.[2][3] People can reinforce their existing attitudes by selectively collecting new evidence, by interpreting evidence in a biased way or by selectively recalling information from memory.[4]"


Truly crazy how the mind works when it's backed into a corner.
RE: Stating belief is more rational . . .
Confirmation bias works of a fundamental perceptual accentuation whereby a person perceives the confirming and ignores the contradictory.
perceptual accentuation
It isn't the best reference, but it should help.
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