Confirmation Bias: Fanboys, Fundamentalists, Conspiracy Theorists and our Tribal Nature

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Fanboys, Fundamentalists, and Conspiracy theorists are the prime users of Confirmation Bias. In fact, everyone at some point has operated using confirmation bias based on their cognitive biases, but in most circumstances, you could drop them in to one of the above categories. So let’s start with some definitions of … Continue reading

Why Anti-Vaxxers are Right!

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Anti-Vaxxers are Right! Vaccinations are bad! Stop persecuting diseases! All biological life matters! The less one is educated or the lower one’s intelligence is, the more easily one could be swayed by emotions and terrified by facts. This fear of the facts creates an aversion to them and strengthens belief … Continue reading

More Anti-Vaccination Arguments (Anti-Vaxxers)

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Having recently posted Common Anti-Vaccination Arguments we have had lots of people responding in various Facebook groups with “yeah but…“ statements and brining up other things too. As such I felt that it was important to address these other arguments. Autism (Again) There has recently been a report on some … Continue reading

Common Anti-Vaccination Arguments (Anti-Vaxxer)

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Those who are anti vaccination, or “anti-vaxxers” for short, are possibly some of the most dangerous people on this planet. This is largely due to how they operate with; scare tactics, pseudo-science, and a lack of any real understanding of what they are talking about. When I have been discussing … Continue reading

Trust: Authority and Abuse of Power

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Trusting people is embedded in us from birth. We trust our parents to do everything for us. They are the definitive authority on EVERYTHING. As we grow older we are taught to respect our elders and to listen to our teachers. Everyone seems to be in a category of “bigger … Continue reading

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