Confirmation bias and art

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Article reads: By now, our overwhelming tendency to look for what confirms our beliefs and ignore what contradicts our beliefs is well documented. Psychologists refer to this as confirmation bias, and its ubiquity is observed in both academia and in our everyday lives: Republicans watch Fox while Democrats watch MSNB; creationists see fossils as evidence of God, evolutionary biologists see fossils as evidence of evolution; doomsayers see signs of the end of the world, and the rest of us see just another day. Simply put, our ideologies and personal dogmas dictate our realities.

In my writings, I refer to confirmation bias as preference-impacted interpretation. An ontological confrontation of confirmation bias begs for resolution, otherwise truth cannot be sought. This resolution is Trinitarian philosophy, in my view.

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