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User Review  - CandaceVan - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed reading this book. It was well-written with fascinating examples, and while this paean to the power of self-justification was harrowing to read, in some way, the authors did a very ... Read full review

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Fascinating and eye-opening analysis of cognitive dissonance and the steps we take to reduce the dissonance. Politicians are the easy targets, and exploited here as such, but Tavris & Aronson also ... Read full review

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User Review  - dmarsh451 - LibraryThing

I'm reading this because I laughed my hypocritical butt off when I saw the title. good light read about the nuts and bolts of hypocrisy mostly through those curious tests we read about in the filler ... Read full review

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User Review  - mdubois - LibraryThing

I guess I can't say it is a mistake to read this book; I already spent the time to read so I have to self-justify that it was a good use of time....just kidding, it really is a good use of time. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kara - LibraryThing

When I finished, my first thought was, "Wow, I know so many people who really need to read this book" which made me realize that I was one of those people. I would recommend this to anyone who hasn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

Readable book about cognitive dissonance and how we fool ourselves to smooth off the edges of our own behavior and slide down the slippery slope from small transgressions to big ones, justifying ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sovranty - LibraryThing

The main theme of the book - cognitive dissonance - is applied throughout life, from the personal to the professional. The book becomes slightly over redundant on the fact that it is one theory ... Read full review

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User Review  - ScribbleScribe - LibraryThing

I've found that if a book references scientific studies to back up their claims, that they end up changing my view of how human beings "work" so to speak. Always look for a bibliography in the back of ... Read full review

Easy read

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Insightful and interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - psiloiordinary - LibraryThing

Another way to hold a mirror up to your brain. A book for all skeptics. Read full review


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