Our country is in trouble because of the “sourcing heuristic” fallacy

Ed Park, MD dr ed park, dystopa 3 Comments

A sourcing heuristic is considering the source of info and choosing to believe it. The problem is that our sources of info, from parents, to schools, to the media, to ourselves, are inveterate liars. I was thinking about the Kentucky Derby after seeing some posts from a friend…and it made me think just how ignorant we collectively are of history …

The Time Travelers’ wives and the burden of free will

Ed Park, MD #TheatricalThursdays, aging, artificial intellgence, cancer, dr ed park, dystopa 1 Comment

When a person realizes that we are all time travelers without “do-overs” moving at a speed of one day per day through our lives, we can accept responsibility for untoward events, whether they be of equal, lesser, or higher probability because of our actions.