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Thought Bubble

Confirmation Bias: a tendency of people to favor information that confirms their beliefs or hypotheses.

Let's say you run a conservative, Republican-supporting, Tea Party Facebook page. You come across a great quote image about how bad secularism is and how good religion is... so you decide to share it with your Facebook followers. Take THAT liberals!

When Barack Obama was re-elected last week, my thoughts quickly turned to how Republicans and Fox News would respond to the loss. I hoped the response would be to break out of the Conservative Thought Bubble. Alas, no, the popular narrative seems to have become that black and brown people just want free stuff. *sigh* This started the very night of the election, even before Obama had won!

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