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-A '''world view''' (or '''worldview''') is a term [[calque]]d from the [[German language|German]] word '''''Weltanschauung''''' meaning a "look ''onto'' the world." It implies a concept fundamental to German [[philosophy]] and [[epistemology]] and refers to a ''wide world perception''. Additionally, it refers to the [[framework]] of ideas and beliefs through which an individual interprets the [[world (philosophy)|world]] and interacts in it. The German word is also in wide use in [[English language|English]], as well as the translated form ''world outlook''. (Compare with [[ideology]]).+'''Attitude polarization''', also known as '''belief polarization''', is a phenomenon in which a disagreement becomes more extreme as the different parties consider evidence on the issue. It is one of the effects of ''[[confirmation bias]]'': the tendency of people to search for and interpret evidence selectively, to reinforce their current beliefs or attitudes.
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==See also== ==See also==
-* [[Attitude polarization]]+* [[Subjective validation]]
-* [[Belief]]+* [[Philosophy of war]]
-* [[Belief networks]]+ 
-* [[Cognitive bias]]+ 
-* [[Contemplation]]+
-* [[Cultural identity]]+
-* [[Eschatology]]+
-* [[Extrospection]]+
-* [[Ideology]]+
-* [[Life stance]]+
-* [[Metaknowledge]]+
-* [[Metaphysics]]+
-* [[Mindset]]+
-* [[Ontology]]+
-* [[Paradigm]]+
-* [[Perspective (cognitive)|Perspective]]+
-* [[Philosophy]]+
-* [[Perspective (cognitive)|Point of view]]+
-* [[Psycholinguistics]]+
-* [[Reality]]+
-* [[Reality tunnel]]+
-* [[Received view]]+
-* [[Religion]]+
-* [[Scientific modeling]]+
-* [[Scientism]]+
-* [[Socially constructed reality]]+
-* [[Social justice]]+
-* [[Social reality]]+
-* [[Subjective logic]]+
-* [[Truth]]+
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Attitude polarization, also known as belief polarization, is a phenomenon in which a disagreement becomes more extreme as the different parties consider evidence on the issue. It is one of the effects of confirmation bias: the tendency of people to search for and interpret evidence selectively, to reinforce their current beliefs or attitudes.

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