I am right and you are wrong
Have you ever convinced anyone that disagreed with you about a deeply held belief?
Better yet, have you changed your mind lately on an important topic after discussing with someone else that did not share your point of view?
Let’s face it, if the topic of the discussion is not trivial, it is far easier to just keep repeating our (obviously bullet-proof) reasons and wonder why others don’t just recognize our view as being the “correct” one. And we have proof that, the wider the gap between our own views and those of someone who disagrees with us, the stronger the impact of Na