I find this really compelling. It reminds me that our brains are wired to avoid conflict, to cut down on inputs we gravitate towards things that reinforce our beliefs and block anything that contradicts. It's what makes changing our own minds so hard, we're biologically wired that way. The discourse today is pretty stressful, no wonder many people check out, I'd be thrilled to see more people taking a note from this piece. I know I'm surely guilty of many of the things they call out!