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The Death of Reason: Why People Don't Listen to Reason and Evidence - YouTube
logic and empiricism can be dangerous to reproduction // seeking information that reaffirms their conviction, life, ... cognitive bias, confirmation bias. // keeping up with the Jonses, keeping up with the bad habits. // unfalsifiability is a dangerous thing - truth-defying decisions (eating meat) - fabric of hostility to reason. // I drink therefore I am. I eat meat, therefore I am. // This is a war of attrition! // No problems to identify contradictions! ... The brain just rejects information, quickly. Negative emotions turned off, and positive reinforcement information is like an addiction. Positive reinforcement information ... for bad habits and bias. //
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september 2015 by asterisk2a

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