Issue #548: Semmelweis Reflex: How to be Less Wrong
Aim to be less wrong — rather than more right
Our beliefs, assumptions, perceptions and worldviews determine how we interpret events in life.
Many people often look for confirming information to justify what they think is right: they are less likely to consider new or factual evidence that contradicts their beliefs.
There is a name for it: Semmelweis reflex — “a human behavi…
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