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Is it OK to Cherry-Pick from Science?
by The Daily Dose
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  • NoHedges
    Voted No
    02/27/2019
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    Confirmation bias can be a factor in creating or extending conflicts, from emotionally charged debates to wars: by interpreting the evidence in their favor, each opposing party can become overconfident that it is in the stronger position. Likewise, confirmation bias can result in people ignoring or misinterpreting the signs of an imminent or incipient conflict. Further Topic Suggestions: Attitude polarization Believe perseverance Illusory correlation Logical fallacies

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