Do you have this quirk of thinking? Have you ever made this error? I’m afraid I have. For yourself, your actions as motivated by reasoning. For others, their actions as caused by personality traits. This error is so common it is named the fundamental attribution error. Fundamental Attribution Error Your mistakes are caused by the…
Axiomatic teaching promotes faster mastery of existing understanding.
Discovery style promotes creation of new, personally meaningful insights.
Hearing songs from my years of 8 to 12 appeals to my emotions, unfettered by intellectual tones
There are Facts. There are explanations which unite facts under a theory. There are predictions in which we try to forecast the future based on facts, theories, and a belief on how things will continue into the future.
Basic biological stages: Ties into the knowledge categorization I posted a few days ago. Immediate knowledge. Nascent human brain, shaped by genetics, to shuttle sense data to the sensory lobes of the cortex. Neurons, by features innate to their operation, arrange repeated sensory data into distinct patterns Secondary knowledge. Using immediate knowledge, the limbic system…
… indeterminacy, at the neural level. Different inputs can result in the same output. I call this aspect of the neural threshold, the Almost Gate.
They looked at the economic features. One saw them close enough to think the same conclusion would follow. The other one didn’t see it as the same pattern.
… the neuron’s Almost Gate can be opened by different inputs and yet it gives the same output
The fallacy is—assuming that an action helpful for one person is helpful for all people if they perform the same act.
One problem of using probabilities to relate world facts in one’s worldview is … when a contrary event occur, a person is able to fit the event as an acceptable fact within one’s worldview, by forcing one’s probabilities to allow it.