Cognitive dissonance occurs when our actions are out of
sync with our perception of ourself or the world, or a new opinion
or piece of data makes us question our worldview. It's an
incredibly uncomfortable feeling, which most people wave away by
dismissing the objection, redefining the situation, or sometimes
Levin-Areddy, host of the "Uncertain Things" podcast joins to
discuss why we should plow directly into cognitive dissonance,
rather than avoid it.
About the Podcast
Politics minus bile plus jokes. Comedian and avowed independent Andrew Heaton interviews authors and thought leaders about policy and big thinky stuff. Then on Fridays he talks with degenerate comedian friends about funny headlines.