Biased assimilation, belief perseverance, group think and the DV paradigm. Sacramento, CA. Feb 16, 2008.
Sacramento, CA. Feb 16, 2008
The human understanding when it has adopted an opinion draws all things else to support and agree with it. And though there may be a greater number and weight of instances to be found on the other side, yet these it either neglects and despises, or else by some distinction sets aside and rejects, in order that by this great and pernicious predetermination the authority of its former conclusion may remain inviolate.
----- Francis Bacon : The New Organon and Related Writings
4. “Male dominance” in only 9.4% of American Families (Coleman & Straus 1985) based on “final say” measures.
2) if a male in a court-mandated “psychoeducational” group mentions that his partner is violent- he is accused of “victim blaming”