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Self-Deception in Thought

“The wish is parent to the thought, and that is why nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each person wishes, that they also believe to be true.”  Demosthenes So Dr. Robert Zimmer, president of the University of Chicago, starts … Continue reading

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“I Think” vs. “I Know”

We need to be alert to avoid the logical fallacy of “I think… therefore I know…” and use the rigorous and challenging “I know… therefore I think…” The former is comfortable and easy on the ego and so easy to … Continue reading

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