Denying problems when we don’t like the political solutions: Why conservatives, liberals disagree so vehemently

6 noviembre 2014

There may be a scientific answer for why conservatives and liberals disagree so vehemently over the existence of issues like climate change and specific types of crime. A new study finds that people will evaluate scientific evidence based on whether they view its policy implications as politically desirable. If they don’t, then they tend to deny the problem even exists.
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