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Dr. Sam PhD
2 weeks ago from mobile

‘Cultural schizophrenia’: Media shift to feelings over facts tearing US apart


https://www.rt.com/usa/459448-rand-media-bias-hedges/

#usa #journalist #journalism #media #RAND #TruthDecay #cnn #msnbc #fox #news #Obama #sanders #trump #bias #Russia #China #EU
Oliver Bender
2 weeks ago

Scientists seemingly incapable of fortune-telling

Reliable insight into the future is possible, however. It just requires a style of thinking that’s uncommon among experts who are certain that their deep knowledge has granted them a special grasp of what is to come.
The problem of echo chambers has reached us all, even scientists. We all seem to prefer our bubbles in which no worthwhile criticism reaches us, so that we won't make any progress because who would be able to tell us we were wrong at some point? It's disastrous, especially for science. We have all turned into weaklings who can't stand being criticised, although we can only benefit from it.
Even faced with their results, many experts never admitted systematic flaws in their judgment. When they missed wildly, it was a near miss; if just one little thing had gone differently, they would have nailed it. “There is often a curiously inverse relationship,” Tetlock concluded, “between how well forecasters thought they were doing and how well they did.
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Michael Rupp
1 month ago
imaginary defects | when dogmas label us flawed
Categories: Philosophy [Remove] , Religion [Remove]
Michael Rupp
2 months ago from Friendica Server
What is a P-Value and Why Does it Matter?
This is a wonderful not too #Mathematical explanation of something very important.



#Experiment #Evidence #Truth #Claims #Philosophy #Bias
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