Confirmation Bias: How do your beliefs stand up to facts

Introduction: Confirmation bias is the principal of confirming the results or meaning before it thinking through. Based on one’s belief or hypotheses. In finding sources that support both sides of an argument rather than one’s beliefs. Bias can be a decision on issues in one’s life that could come from previous experiences. A rational explanation … Read more

What is critical thinking and how we learn

Introduction: To start with, be cynical, don’t believe every thing you read! Gathering information from “trusted sources” is critical in critical thinking, as with all thinking. We need to be able to back up our claims. If you do not have a trusted source, it is just an opinion without substance and is quite unbelievable. … Read more

Misinformation on medical advice and finding real sources

Introduction: When social media contains misinformation on medical advice, individuals are in danger of believing it. Cancelling the distributors of this information will only ingrain their beliefs. They will create new accounts to spread lies on bad medical information. The cancel culture solves nothing, so let’s take a look at what that means. Also, what … Read more