veritas1 asked: 07/01/2013
Michigan University studies found that when misinformed people were given facts, rarely did they change their view in light of the reality, and many even became more fervent in their beliefs. Have you seen this phenomenon in yourself or in others?
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88% 12%
176 Votes
88% 12%
Gender
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87% 118 small pie chart
91% 57 small pie chart
Age
<2121-40>40 0%88%87%
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88% 124 small pie chart
87% 48 small pie chart
Income
<50k50-100k>100k 85%93%87%
85% 68 small pie chart
93% 48 small pie chart
87% 49 small pie chart
Party
DemocratRepublicanIndependentLibertarian 100%92%82%75%
100% 41 small pie chart
92% 28 small pie chart
82% 63 small pie chart
75% 24 small pie chart
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Alaska
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Alabama
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Arkansas
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100%
Arizona
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100%
California
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85% 15%
Colorado
(5 votes)
100%
Connecticut
(3 votes)
100%
Wash. D.C.
(1 votes)
100%
Delaware
(1 votes)
100%
Florida
(7 votes)
85% 15%
Georgia
(5 votes)
80% 20%
Guam
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100%
Hawaii
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100%
Iowa
(0 votes)
100%
Idaho
(1 votes)
100%
Illinois
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50% 50%
Indiana
(5 votes)
60% 40%
Kansas
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100%
Kentucky
(2 votes)
100%
Louisiana
(1 votes)
100%
Mass.
(4 votes)
75% 25%
Maryland
(1 votes)
100%
Maine
(0 votes)
100%
Michigan
(3 votes)
66% 34%
Minnesota
(3 votes)
100%
Missouri
(2 votes)
100%
Mississippi
(0 votes)
100%
Montana
(1 votes)
100%
N. Carolina
(8 votes)
87% 13%
N. Dakota
(0 votes)
100%
Nebraska
(1 votes)
100%
N. Hampshire
(0 votes)
100%
New Jersey
(7 votes)
85% 15%
New Mexico
(1 votes)
100%
Nevada
(2 votes)
50% 50%
New York
(8 votes)
87% 13%
Ohio
(10 votes)
100%
Oklahoma
(2 votes)
100%
Oregon
(6 votes)
83% 17%
Penn.
(9 votes)
100%
Puerto Rico
(0 votes)
100%
R. Island
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100%
S. Carolina
(0 votes)
100%
South Dakota
(0 votes)
100%
Tennessee
(3 votes)
100%
Texas
(21 votes)
90% 10%
Utah
(4 votes)
100%
Virginia
(10 votes)
100%
Virgin Is.
(0 votes)
100%
Vermont
(0 votes)
100%
Washington
(10 votes)
90% 10%
Wisconsin
(0 votes)
100%
W. Virginia
(0 votes)
100%
Wyoming
(1 votes)
100%
Last updated: 2021-10-24T12:43:14+00:00