We often find it more natural and fitter to have our own beliefs and opinions, and it is often easier to accept information that confirms these views. One reason people may be resistant to look at both sides of an issue is confirmation bias, which is the tendency to seek out and interpret information in a way that confirms our existing beliefs and attitudes. We are all prone to this bias. Another reason people may be more comfortable looking at one side of an issue is emotional attachment. The idea is that if something is not right, “it will affect my well-being or comfort.” Our beliefs and opinions can often be tied to our identity and sense of self, and we may have strong emotional reactions to information that challenges these views. Additionally, lack of time can play a big role in this because it plays a part in people being willing to consider different sides of an issue. It can be time-consuming, and people might not have enough resources to go find the answer they need. This can result in one having to rely on preconceived emotions, assumptions, or only information more easily findable to back their facts. This findable information can be tied to social influence. It can affect how people view different sides of an issue. An example of this would be that we regularly surround ourselves with people who share the same ideas and feelings. This can create this type of auto-pilot peer pressure to affirm those viewpoints. The idea of autopilot comes from the notion that it happens unconsciously. This can create an environment where people will not want to believe anything that is a fact because it will pose an immediate threat to the upbringing of that person. This overall brings us to the fact that these limitations cause us to not have analytical thought. 

Analytical thought involves carefully examining and evaluating information and evidence in order to make informed decisions or reach conclusions. It also involves breaking down complex issues into small parts, considering multiple perspectives, and evaluating strengths and weaknesses. There is a connection between this analytical thinking and subjective perspective in society and how it clouds our judgment. People who are more analytical in their thinking may be more likely to consider both sides of an issue because they are more likely to seek out and consider a range of information and perspective.

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