Julia Galef's blog post is is also the topic of a TED Talk:
Galef does a great job explaining motivated thinking. This is another source that helps us see that we are not as logical as we like to think we are. The implication for information literacy is to be mindful of how our worldview colors what we choose to believe and what we choose to discard.
Galef, J. (2017, March 9). Why you think you’re right, even when you’re wrong. Ideas.TED.com. Retrieved from http://ideas.ted.com/why-you-think-youre-right-even-when-youre-wrong