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Why you’ll never win an internet argument

It has happened to the best of us: we’ve gotten into a little comment war on YouTube, Facebook, or (God forbid) Yahoo! Answers. If it’s the latter, please stop using that webpage, it’s the dregs of the internet. Whatever causes us to fall into those arguments, we learn the same thing at the end of every single one: you never win. But we try anyway, because maybe, just maybe, this one will be different. But it won’t, and this video delves into human psychology to explain why not. Multiple psychological traits explain why you can never convince someone they’re wrong, especially on the internet––things like confirmation bias and just plain confusion.

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