The Cosmopolitan Divide, part 8

We must, to differentiate ourselves from our knuckle-dragging forebears, seek out information that will help us confirm or deny the patterns we see. We must also be very careful to be open to acceptance of information that goes against the patterns we have told ourselves we see. Ego is an essential part of functioning. I think it likely necessary to one’s mental health to believe that the vast majority of our thoughts are based in reality and are true. Can you imagine how crippling it would be to doubt every thought, to the point of doubting your doubts, or your ability to doubt?

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