Climate change and the “180 degrees fallacy”

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When a leader guides a company, a country or even the whole world towards some predefined goal, it’s easy to change course when you realize you are some angle of your bearing. But once for some obscure reason you’ve succeeded in actively moving a whole caravan in the opposite direction of the truth, it becomes almost impossible to acknowledge the error. It’s the worst form of cognitive dissonance imaginable, since you are having it exactly and perfectly wrong.  I defined and experienced the horror of the “180 degrees fallacy”, when…read more