“Unconscious processes seem largely responsible for much of what we do habitually in daily life, and conscious processes seem largely responsible for making sense of what we do so that we can explain it to ourselves and others.” Source: book MIndwise Like the rest of nature, humans operate on autopilot as a result of their upbringing and current environment.
We are walking talking algorithms.
They do not think critically. They do not self-reflect. They delude themselves at every point they can to protect their worldview so they can feel good and right and justified.
This is why society is always moved forward by the outliers that challenge the status quo and are willing to step outside of society’s norms.