Posted: 2009/10/08 in Concept

Wikipedia describes Cognitive Dissonance as:

an uncomfortable feeling caused by holding two contradictory ideas simultaneously.


pertaining to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes.


One who differs in sentiment or opinion, esp. from the majority

Cognitive Dissidents:

Those of us who sense a tension and growing disconnect between conventional wisdom and reality – and have the courage to challenge the majority with rational, critical discussion, debate and dialectic toward a more aligned, enlightened, and comprehensive understanding.

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