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Truth Seekers Hand Book

The Truth-Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide

How do you know whether something is true? How do you convince others to believe the facts? Research shows that the human mind is...
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The Deadly Cost of Censoring the CDC

Caption: Photo of baby getting vaccinated (James Gathany, Judy Schmidt, USCDCP/Pixnio) Do you want your medical treatment to be based on science? The Trump administration...
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How to Talk Politics With Family Over the Holidays

Caption: People arguing (Wikmedia Commons) It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with family members about politics. How can you...
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How to Talk to a Science Denier without Arguing

Caption: man and woman in a conflict (Gratisography/Pexels) It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with friends and family who...
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How to Address Irrational Family Members Effectively Over the Holidays

Caption: photo saying “trust the lies, not the ‘truth’” (Thomas Guest/Flickr)   It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with friends...
I Stand with Judge Roy Moore

Roy Moore’s Systemic Danger to Our Democracy

Caption: Image of supporting sign for Roy Moore’s senate campaign (Wikimedia commons)   Roy Moore's Systemic Danger to Our Democracy The front-runner candidate for Alabama Senate,...
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Which Politicians Should We Trust in the November 7 Election: The Pro-Truth Pledge

Caption: Image of US flag with “Vote” written on it (ZIPNON/Pixabay)   In these dark days of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” it’s hard to trust...
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Don’t Sink Your Money

Imagine you’ve gone to see a play. When you get to the box office to pay $10 for a ticket, you realize that you’ve...
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When Should You Go With Your Gut In Everyday Life?

You’re walking out of a restaurant with your date when you suddenly feel a strong urge to duck your head. You realize that doing...
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Knowing Just Enough To Be Dangerous: How Overconfidence Subverts Rational Politics

  By Joel Lehman     “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” -Shakespeare It happens every year. It’s the...