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Morning Ethics Warm-Up, 10/23/2018: Cognitive Dissonance Scale Edition

The Cognitive Dissonance Scale explains all! Continue reading

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Morning Ethics Warm-Up, 2/12/18: The Media’s Cognitive Dissonance Scale Debacle

Forget about the other ethical values ignored in the news media’s handling of this episode. The most striking aspect of it is the sheer incompetence, stupidity and ignorance involved. Continue reading

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From The Scary Tales Of The Cognitive Dissonance Scale Files: The Ram Trucks Super Bowl Commercial

Anatomy of a marketing fiasco. Continue reading

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Comment of the Day: “Confused Ethics Observations On Caitlyn Jenner, Up and Down the Cognitive Dissonance Scale”

“Ethically, the Golden Rule would apply to how society treats Jenner, and anyone else for that matter. I would agree. There is no reason or justification for humiliating Jenner. That is cruel. However, the opposite side of the Golden Rule does not necessarily apply: The demand that, not only must society accept Jenner’s transition out of charity or compassion, but that society must adopt it as its own.” Continue reading

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Confused Ethics Observations On Caitlyn Jenner, Up and Down the Cognitive Dissonance Scale

The Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner tale is as hard for me to analyze neatly and dispassionately as the aftermath of an elevator crash. But I’m a fool, so I’ll take a shot at it anyway. Continue reading

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Morning Ethics Warm-Up, 3/20/18: Life, Death, Fairness, Dissonance And Sanity

FDR, CTE, MSNBC, and more… Continue reading

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Morning Ethics Warm-Up, 10/17/2017: Comey, Eminem,”Hustler”… And Cognitive Dissonance

Comey, Flynt, rappers, and fools. Sounds like a potential song for Cher… Continue reading

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How Cognitive Dissonance Works: A Case Study

Compared to Trump, the Democrats look good, and in relative terms, they are good….that is, they seem that way. Continue reading

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Your Ethics Alarms Cognitive Dissonance Guide To The Planned Parenthood Shooter Spin Game

Let’s look at the current use of cognitive dissonance in the wake of the shooting by Robert Dear. Continue reading

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A Final Post Debate Observation: Cognitive Dissonance And The Welch Effect

Thank you, Senator. Continue reading

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