The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking

In my view, this set of thinking tools has transformed our world from one that was; the small, dark, violent and horrible one  the medieval time to a world that is; the complex, delightful and challenging world we life in today.  And we live longer, healthier, and better.

Systematic use of the ideas in this tool kit, by a small proportion of us, has changed the world.  Imagine the world, if more of us used these tools.

Read the article, read Carl Sagan’s book; but if you can’t… “question everything”.

Necessary cognitive fortification against propaganda, pseudoscience, and general falsehood.

Source: The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking

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My passion is telling the stories of possibility, seeking a sustainable and beautiful future. My training is in science, chemistry, environmental science and teaching.
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