Mysterious Answers
Aug 24, 2017
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This sequence asks whether science resolves the problems raised so far. Scientists base their models on repeatable experiments, not speculation or hearsay. And science has an excellent track record compared to anecdote, religion, and . . . pretty much everything else. Do we still need to worry about “fake” beliefs, confirmation bias, hindsight bias, and the like when we’re working with a community of people who want to explain phenomena, not just tell appealing stories?

Fake Explanations

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Guessing the Teacher's Password

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Science as Attire

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Fake Causality

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Semantic Stopsigns

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Mysterious Answers to Mysterious Questions

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The Futility of Emergence

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Say Not "Complexity"

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Positive Bias: Look Into the Dark

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Lawful Uncertainty

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My Wild and Reckless Youth

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Failing to Learn from History

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Making History Available

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Explain/Worship/Ignore?

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"Science" as Curiosity-Stopper

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Truly Part Of You

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Interlude

The Simple Truth

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