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  •  They're capable of understanding it. (3+ / 0-)
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    exterris, ZedMont, Deep Texan

    They just don't care - reality isn't important to them.  To acknowledge a fact that challenges their beliefs would not, to their way of thinking, delegitimize those beliefs - it would invalidate the truth and the "lying eyes" of the person who sees it.  Authoritarianism is a very common mental defect, and endemic among conservatives.

    Today's trivia becomes tomorrow's sacrament.

    by Troubadour on Mon May 06, 2013 at 11:30:52 PM PDT

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