A "cognitive bias" is to the brain as an optical illusion is to the eyes. Both play tricks on the mind, but cognitive biases are far more common yet less known. A key to thinking critically is to recognize your own biases and compensate for them. For example, I happen to be very optimistic (optimism bias). Knowing this about myself allows me to apply deeper thought to my initial optimistic feelings and make a more realistic assessment of a situation.
What are your biases? How can you compensate for them?
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If you spent your life assuming "God" was the answer to all of life's biggest questions, but can no longer believe, you might have many questions that begin with the phrase, "If there is no God..." If there is no God, how did we get here? If there is no God, what's the point of life? If there is no God, where does our morality come from"? If there is no God, won't the world collapse in anarchy with murdering, coveting thy neighbor's wife, and eating shellfish? These are just some of the common questions to which there are good answers. These courses will help you build a strong foundational secular worldview based in science and reason.
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