Filed Under: “Epistemology”

Conservative evangelicals claim to believe in absolute truth and love, but it’s just the opposite

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How fundamentalist Christians understand truth and love rhetorically often does not match with how it works out in practice


Want to ‘do your own research’ on vaccines or anything else? First realize what research actually means

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In order to credibly dispute the conclusions of experts, you have to be one yourself


The trust paradox: We learn more when we trust more, even when we’re wrong

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It’s easy to see downsides of misplaced trust, it’s much more difficult to see how we could have benefited by believing in others


Liberalism bereft of moral pragmatism will never convince its critics

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Realizing that there is no common ground in philosophy is the first step in finding it politically


We often speak of what we believe, but we rarely contemplate the origins of our ideas

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While it can be a difficult question, figuring out where our ideas came from is an important one to ask


Joe Rogan and our epidemic of pseudo-expertise

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Infotainment fandoms have convinced millions of people that blathering internet commentators are experts at everything


 

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