Why did I get the job? Why did he pick me?
Why did I fall for her?
Why is it always happening to me?
Does it sound familiar? 354 more words
By Julien Musolino
Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University
Francis Bacon, one of the fathers of the scientific revolution, warned us in the early 17th century that without the methods and instruments of science, the human mind isn’t perfectly calibrated to deliver truths about the objective world. 615 more words
I want to believe that the entire human population is capable of rational thinking, reasoning as well as acting- and I do to some extent. However,looking at our history and the present situation the world finds itself in, it is not difficult to notice that surely humans are not rational beings- as much as we would like to be.Every individual is capable of rational thinking: studying information in an unbiased fashion, and acting according to evidence, and not personal beliefs or predispositions. 1,741 more words