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

Human Truth Foundation pages (21):

Pseudoscience and Health: The World of Alternatives (to Truth), in the following sections:

Astrology: Do Observed Positions of the Planets Influence Our Lives in Mystical Ways?, in the following sections:

The False and Conflicting Experiences of Mankind: How Other Peoples' Experience Contradict Our Own Beliefs, in the following sections:

Subjectivism and Phenomenology: Is Objective Truth Obtainable?, in the following sections:

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

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

Opposites are Illusions

Metaphysical Solipsism is Not True

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

General Neophobia in Everyday Life: Humankind's Fear of Progress and Change

The Importance of Current Events is Amplified by our Egos

Poor Science: When Wayward Scientists and Psuedoscience Skew the Truth

Scientific Theories Must Make Way for New Evidence: 1. Errors in Thinking: Cognitive Errors, Wishful Thinking and Sacred Truths

Selection Bias and Confirmation Bias

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

The Forer (or Barnum) Effect

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

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?

Statistical Regression: Causes of Strange Beliefs and Pseudoscience

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