Posts tagged with Cognitive Dissonance

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Time travel, flapjacks & smoking - a psychological take on social media: part one

Reality is an illusion. Ask 100 people to describe the same event, and each one will tell you a slightly different story based on their perception of what has transpired, much like the metaphorical tale of the blind men describing an elephant.

But if changing reality is as simple as changing perception, where does this lead us? Could reality be altered retrospectively? Can we change the past?

In short. Yes we can, and social media is the key.

"Social media can help us alter the past." That's quite a claim, so let me explain myself.