Researchers say they’ve figured out what makes people reject science, and it’s not ignorance – ScienceAlert

Researchers Say They’ve Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, and It’s Not Ignorance A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news – where claims with no evidence behind them (e.g. the world is flat...

We Are All Confident Idiots | Pacific Standard

Wow, what a great quotation: “An ignorant mind is precisely not a spotless, empty vessel, but one that’s filled with the clutter of irrelevant or misleading life experiences, theories, facts, intuitions, strategies, algorithms, heuristics, metaphors, and hunches...