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A new article about a common bias affecting animal activism: Scope insensitivity

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Haven’t you ever noticed that it is difficult for us to visualize the difference between very large amounts? Psychologists have pointed out that this is related to a cognitive bias which is called “scope insensitivity”. This bias has very important consequences when it comes to doing activism in defense of animals. We may be driven to act in favor of some animals, maybe because their situation is particularly bad or because it is relatively easy to end the harms they are suffering, while we could save a much larger number of animals by choosing a different course of action. This is a new piece that explains what this bias... Read more
 

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