The Human Truth Foundation

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Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths

Human Truth Foundation pages (32):

Broken Toys and Magical Thinking, in the following sections:

We Dislike Changing Our Minds: Status Quo Bias and Cognitive Dissonance, in the following sections:

What is Skepticism and Its Values?, in the following sections:

Poor Science: When Wayward Scientists and Psuedoscience Skew the Truth, in the following sections:

  • Poor Science: When Wayward Scientists and Psuedoscience Skew the Truth: 6. Information Overload and Selection Bias
  • Top of page / intro

Pareidolia - Seeing False Patterns in Random Data: Faces in Toast, Bible Codes and Conspiracy Theories, in the following sections:

Science and Religion, in the following sections:

Hallucinations, Sensory Deprivation and Fasting: The Physiological Causes of Religious and Mystical Experiences

Selection Bias and Confirmation Bias, in the following sections:

Statistical Regression: Causes of Strange Beliefs and Pseudoscience

Why Question Beliefs? Dangers of Placing Ideas Beyond Doubt, and Advantages of Freethought, in the following sections:

General Neophobia in Everyday Life: Humankind's Fear of Progress and Change, in the following sections:

Metaphysical Solipsism is Not True

Opposites are Illusions

The Importance of Current Events is Amplified by our Egos: 1. Current Events and the Ego

Friedrich Nietzsche: 4. A Critical Thinker

Experiences of God are Illusions, Derived from Malfunctioning Psychological Processes, in the following sections:

Mass Belief and the False Consensus Effect: Everyone Believes It So It Must Be True!

What Causes Religion and Superstitions?, in the following sections:

Why are Our Memories Unreliable?, in the following sections:

Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs): 3. What We Learn From Skyhook Balloons

Perception is Influenced By Expectation: You Can't Always Trust Your Senses

Human Story Telling: The Poor Accuracy of Oral Transmission

Rationalism Versus Irrationality: Are Emotions Useful?

Check Your Facts on Facebook, Son

Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis - Overcoming Selection Bias

Hyperactive Agent Detection Device (the Psychology of Religion and Superstition), in the following sections:

The Internal Challenges Facing Democracy: 3.4. Politicians' Reluctance to Analyse Contradictory Evidence

Friedrich Nietzsche on Indispensable Falsehoods

We Easily Mislead Ourselves With Unfounded Stories

The Crabtree Scale of Sources: Who Can We Trust?: 0. (5/10) Expert Content

To Turn a Hypothesis Into a Theory, It Must Be Tested: 4. How to Deal With Ideas that Go Against Scientific Knowledge

The Forer (or Barnum) Effect

The Richard Dawkins Foundation - Foundation for Reason and Science