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Educated Evangelicals, Academic Achievement, and Trumpism: On the Tensions in Valuing Education in an Anti-Intellectual Subculture

Originally posted on Not Your Mission Field:
Authority First: The Enclave Strikes Back “I sat in the waiting room wasting my time, and waiting for Judgment Day. I praise liberty, the freedom to obey.” – Green Day, “21st Century Breakdown,” 21st…

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Why some people won’t change their minds even when faced with evidence they are wrong.

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Why people get upset when you challenge their beliefs.

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Cognitive dissonance and NPD.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of cognitive dissonance and its role in creating a narcissist or turning a narcissist into a malignant one. Cognitive dissonance is the mental stress or discomfort…

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Cognitive dissonance and NPD.

I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of cognitive dissonance and its role in creating a narcissist or turning a narcissist into a malignant one. Cognitive dissonance is the mental stress or discomfort experienced by an individual who holds … Continue reading

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When does a narcissist cross the point of no return?

This question came up on the forums I’ve been active on. I think this question has fascinating implications but may never be answered with any degree of certainty. Where the point of no return (the point at which a narc … Continue reading

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Can narcissists feel empathy for fictional characters?

There is a question I have wondered about for a long time that was brought up on another post. Narcissists are exquisitely sensitive. They are very easily hurt. But their hypersensitivity is limited to themselves (this is called narcissistic injury). … Continue reading

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