Category: Critical Thinking

Tru Dat!

What is “truth” or “knowledge”? Can we have “alternative facts”, my reality vs your reality, or are ideas a simple black and white true or false? As with many things in life, the answer...

Are You Smarter Than a Pigeon?

Imagine that you are a contestant on a game show. You are standing in front of three identical doors. Behind one of the doors is a new car. Behind the other two doors are...

Learning From Experience

“Much learning does not teach understanding.” -Heraclitus The mind works like a human Bayesian reasoning system. “Dammit! I’m not reading this! BAYES?! DON”T MAKE ME LEARN SOME KIND OF MATH!” Easy, dear internet user....