Bias, Catch-22, Cognitive Bias, Confirmation Bias, Critical Thinking, Psychology, Recursion, Reflexivity, Thought
Okay admit it!
When you learned about “Confirmation bias,” your first thought was that this totally explained how some other guy could be so completely wrong.
You did, didn’t you?
…at least, I hope it wasn’t just me.
Kevin Johnsen said:
Not with me, I tend to be hyper self aware. Not that I am even remotely not guilty of it many times, I think it is an ongoing stugle that we will all have to fight till the day we die.
I did read a WONDERFUL book that was still very eye opening and made me really realize it was an even bigger problem then I ever thought. “Mistakes were made(But not by me) by Caroll Tavris.
A Really Small Farm said:
Truly a problem with our thinking but then who doesn’t want only the evidence that fits neatly with their preconceptions? I feel objectivity is an elusive state.
Guilty as charged!