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

Ed Park, MD dr ed park, dystopa 4 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 …