Sunday, December 03, 2006

Bush Uses the Language of Entrapment to Sell the War in Iraq

Why won't you give up on that car that keeps breaking down? Psychologist Scott Plous calls this entrapment, a phenomenon that compels people to not cut their losses when they should. "Psychology cannot predict the future...but Plous said it can warn you to be vigilant if a course of action is primarily justified in terms of recovering what has been lost."

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