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How To Protect Yourself From False Beliefs

Kanisha grew up in a Democratic household in Memphis, Tennessee. As far as she remembers, her family and friends always supported leftist candidates. She...
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How To Avoid Impulsive Temptations

      Imagine that every day in your office, there is a lady that drives a small basket of cakes, with your favourite chocolate donuts. In...
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Is Spirituality Irrational?

  Spirituality and rationality seem completely opposed. But are they really?   To get at this question, let's start with a little thought experiment. Consider the following...
Dr. Hal Arkes

Video: 4 Strategies to Protect Yourself From Thinking Errors

Dr. Hal Arkes     Our minds are wired to make irrational decisions and commit a wide variety of thinking errors, called cognitive biases by scholars. Yet...
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Religious and Rational?

“Wisdom shouts in the street; in the public square she raises her voice.”   Proverbs 1:20 Common English Bible   The Biblical book of Proverbs is full of...
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How To Advance Rational Thinking In Your Community

Why don’t they teach this in high school?!? Or even college, for that matter. That’s the reaction that my wife and I had after...
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How Sure Are You About Your Memories?

  How good is your memory? Can you remember what you had for breakfast yesterday? Can you remember the second happiest moment in your life?...
Emotional & Mental Well-Being

The Easiest Trick to Breaking Out of Wrong Ideas

Right now you have something within your reach with an almost magical ability to break out of wrong ideas. You can use it to...
Autopilot vs. Intentional System

Autopilot vs. Intentional System: The Rider and the Elephant

Let’s start with why it matters. If we know about how our minds work, we can be intentional about influencing our own thinking and...
Autopilot vs. Intentional System

Autopilot vs. Intentional System: The Rider and the Elephant

If we know about how our minds work, we can be intentional about influencing our own thinking and feeling patterns. We can evaluate reality...