Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

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At work, calling people to take a public health survey on tobacco use, and this happens.

Cam: Wow, that was eerie.
Me: What?
Cam: So I just went through the whole intro and asked the guy if he’d take the survey. He said, “Yeah. I’m almost dead from tobacco use.” Then the phone went dead or he hung up.
Me: Maybe he died. Like, right there on the phone. Dead.
Cam: Yeah, but how do I code that?
Me: Can’t do it if you’re dead… so final refusal?

I’m going to hell for that.

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