False consciousness is a term favored by the left as a label for peoples systematic failure to understand adequately and respond to social reality. Contrary to the left, the theory of false consciousness explains very little about individuals everyday decision-making, but it does shed light on the opinions of voters at the ballot box and academics as social critics.
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