Cognitive Dissonance with Ukraine: Tribal Divisions, Hypocrisy, and the Search for Integrity

Cognitive dissonance… the inability, whether willful or not, to change one’s own opinion when faced with contrasting or inconsistent beliefs. This is one of many phenomena that I have noticed among the populace whenever it involves a political discussion. Particularly when the contrasting view illuminates some hypocrisy with their candidate of choice.