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Subject:  Re: Silence on PA Date:  4/21/2013  4:37 PM
Author:  xLife Number:  678682 of 847178

You always run away giggling when confronted with your hatefulness. Does it makes you fell [sic] better to think that I'm "stewing?" Sorry, I'm not.
We have here the personification of the phenomenon of cognitive dissonance.

Really? What are the two conflicting cognitions -- opinions, beliefs or whatever -- that are being resolved in the above statement?

In modern psychology, cognitive dissonance is...

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