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Facts Don't Change Our Minds

It's hard to change someone's mind because we're telling them leaves some group, which causes fear of being alone about the new fact.
#human-connection
Zettelkasten, June 01, 2020 (changes)

Notes

  • We believe in things because i) they're correct or ii) we belong to a group.
    • Even if the facts are genuine, we may believe in something because we want to be a part of a group.
    • Being part of a group is wired in our brain because of our evolutionary history. Not belonging to any tribe was a death sentence.
      • Nowadays, we probably won't die, but we have a fear of being socially rejected.
  • It's hard to change someone's mind because we're telling them leaves some group, which causes fear of being alone about the new fact.
    • A way to change someone's mind is to create a connection first, show them that they will be a part of a tribe and won't be alone.

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