A simple Dissonance Equation that explains, but in no way justifies the rise of extremism across the UK with parliament itself having a lot to answer for. A BBC investigation has found that several of the most popular and influential closed Facebook groups about Brexit - both for and against - are filled with violent … Continue reading Dissonance+Frustration=Anger -> Extremism
Cognitive Dissonance has become a major issue in the United Kingdom, fuelled by a parliament and elitist reluctance to follow democratic principles with complete disdain for the people. The country of Bhutan have a national "measure" which they believe is far more important than Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to the wellbeing of their citizens. It’s … Continue reading Gross National Dissonance!
I am really bloody annoyed at this! Extinction Rebellion have attempted to spray the U.K. Treasury Building in London with fake blood as another of their loony protests, but hilariously at least, it all went wrong. They had bought, yes that’s right, they had bought a second hand fire engine, filled the water tanks with … Continue reading Extinction Rebellion blood spray!
"Cognitive dissonance, the mental conflict that occurs when beliefs or assumptions are contradicted by new information. The unease or tension that the conflict arouses in people is relieved by one of several defensive maneuvers: they reject, explain away, or avoid the new information; persuade themselves that no conflict really exists; reconcile the differences; or resort to any other defensive … Continue reading Cognitive Dissonance on a national scale!
I really did laugh yesterday ecstatically when Ian Dale, a journalist with LBC, interviewed Heidi Hautala a Finnish Politician and VP of the EU Parliament. The UK Prime Minister had earlier published his proposal for a "deal" between the EU and the UK which Ms Hautala proceeded to "rubbish", especially the issue of customs checks … Continue reading EU Vice President Eviscerated!