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Supertopics:
Disconfirmation Bias (Believing Only Supporting Evidence)
Delusion About Our Motives

Rationalization (Claiming Admirable Intent for Our Behavior)

Typically denying either selfish or unsensible intent, neither of which is seen as admirable.

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Subtopics:
webBen ArmbrusterThe Guardian2019-12-10
Robert TriversBasic Books2011-01-01
webDavid CollinsonThe Conversation2020-10-05
webMary IlyushinaCNN2020-03-29
webTed Rall2019-02-08
webPeter HartFAIR2014-12-04
webCoral DavenportNew York Times2014-10-30
webBill Watterson1989-10-21
webVoluntary Human Extinction Mov...2011-07-17
webNina Paley
webBill Watterson1987-01-01
webJen Sorensen2016-11-15
webMegan McArdleBloomberg2016-04-20
webJon SchwarzThe Intercept2015-10-12
webIan James(Palm Springs, California) Des...2015-04-05