A .According to the consistency principle; We value harmony among our thoughts. And we need to maintain uniformity among our thoughts and behaviors. If we experience cognitive dissonance; we will try to reduce it by eliminating, adding or changing an element.
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C. Opposed to command; self-prophecy entails asking people to make a self-prediction about their intention to perform a future behaviour. It has been proven that behaviours can be changed by simply asking people to make a prediction about their behaviour. Cognitive dissonance can be used to explain this. At the moment of the prediction. People realise what is expected from them and will then do everything to relieve the discomfort between was is expected of them and their thoughts. “ a good person will do this; I have not yet done it. Given the chance I will do it” Related to Social causes. This principle applies particularly well. People know that good people give money to charities. Using self-prophecy (such as: most people give 5e to this charity, Will you?”) it is more likely that people will try to achieve balance in their though and give money to said charity.