Dichotomous Thinking

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When disagreements arise, they can have an expansive range between important and unimportant. ‘Important’ meaning issues such as religious controversy, political controversy, and controversy about moral behavior. The conversation about to be reflected upon, however, falls in the range of insignificant. Yet, this exchange of differing opinions seemed so necessary at the time. This was due to the fact that dichotomous thinking was at play. The initial conversation began when the statement, “Jurassic World was a good movie!”, was made. This one innocent line was soon answered with disagreement statements such as, “I thought it was predictable,” and, “the end fight of dinosaurs was unrealistic.” Suddenly, this conversation took

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