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Letter on my cognitive dissonance while self-actualizing

I have been dealing with symptoms of dissonance cognitive in the crossroads of what society wants me to do and what my inner self expects me to choose.   I already dealt with both Maslow’s theory of needs and Festinger’s Cognitive Dissonance theories. Six years ago, I have engaged into a process of self-actualization. I …

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Was January 6 riot a result of persuasive or propagandist initiative?

Both propaganda and persuasion focus upon the audience. Lillian L. Beeson (2015) defines persuasion as “a form of communication that employs both verbal and nonverbal symbols that intend to influence receivers to voluntary change attitudes, values, beliefs, and behaviors to agree with those supported by the advocate of the message.” Therefore, persuasion would be an …

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