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Monday, May 23, 2011

So, No Rapture: How Some of Us Cope

The failure of the Rapture to arrive once again, this time on Saturday, disappointed a great many people. One of our principal defence mechanisms against the anguish that missed opportunities such as this can cause us, whether they are on a cosmic scale or not, is cognitive dissonance, says Stuart Sorensen. For his thoughts about how cognitive dissonance applies here listen to the latter part of the CBC radio interview. You might even want to listen to the whole interview: quite interesting.

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