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Political Disney World — Wait But Why

Political Disney World — Wait But Why

By View All Posts Tim Urban

At least one of the parties involved in a nightmarish Thanksgiving political conversation is from the low-rung political world. Political Disney World turns confirmation bias into its own team effort—it does confirmation bias on a systematic, industrial scale. In Political Disney World, the beliefs and viewpoints of people in different tribes are premised on entirely different conceptions of reality. It seems like a ridiculous tactic—until you remember that Political Disney World is a ridiculous place. Political Disney World is a land of sprawling baileys, dotted with motte hills.