Facts, beliefs and delusions

beliefs

Here are some memes I have come across lately.

It’s amazing how people will fight to protect dearly held beliefs against obvious evidence.

perception

And it is amazing how strong beliefs can actually influence what we see – or what we think we see.

know I am right

I guess we all suffer from delusions from time to time. Confirmation bias comes easily to humans.

But we shouldn’t make a habit of it!

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One response to “Facts, beliefs and delusions

  1. Sometimes it may just be a matter of not having had someone carefully explain to you rather than seemingly attack you.

    In this Wiki
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_childhood_cirrhosis#References
    I have edited in at the end an extra reference in which Nayak throws new light on his and others earlier presumptions.

    I suppose I should have explained the relevance.

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