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Why when presented with facts, supported by evidence do many choose not to believe them?

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181009114939.htm

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I'm sure there are many reasons, but here's one I certainly agree with... "well-funded, concerted efforts to discredit solid scientific research for self-interested political, ideological or economic ends."
We're seeing a lot of that on the internet.
Like I've said before, the internet is an information highway as they say, but it is also a misinformation freeway. People often don't have the time or the inclination to check sources and then choose to believe what they, or their peer group, want's to be true.
Bad actors all over the world are flooding the internet and social media with misinformation that advances their agendas.
It's like if you don't know anything about cars, you're easily manipulated by a crooked mechanic.

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7 day(s) ago
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I haven't named him yet. What do you think he looks like, name wise?

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