A Crash Course in Critical Thinking CLASS 1 of 4 – Navigating the Post-Truth World

Navigating the Post-Truth World- A Crash Course in Critical Thinking CLASS 1 of 4 Presented by Marla Estes & Rob Schläpfer Why is it so hard to know what’s true today? How does social media and “fake” news distort our…

A Crash Course in Critical Thinking CLASS 1 of 4 - Navigating the Post-Truth World

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Navigating the Post-Truth World- A Crash Course in Critical Thinking CLASS 1 of 4
Presented by Marla Estes & Rob Schläpfer

Why is it so hard to know what’s true today? How does social media and “fake” news distort our perception of the world? How does bias get in the way of clear thinking and decision-making? Why do we struggle with being wrong, not knowing, or feeling uncertain? What can we do to think better?

CLASS 1 of 4
Feeling Machines That Think — How Minds Make Behavior (Rob Schläpfer)
Know Thyself — What Gets in the Way of Thinking (Marla Estes)

CLASS 2 of 4
Being Right the Problem with Certainty (Marla Estes)
My Side Bias — Motivated Reasoning (Rob Schläpfer)

CLASS 3 of 4
Cognitive Error — How our Minds Play Tricks on us (Marla Estes)
Signal & Noise — Mass Media and Mind Manipulation (Rob Schläpfer)

CLASS 4 of 4
Re+Enlight — Navigating the Post-Truth World (Rob Schläpfer)
#Republic — Navigating the Online World (Marla Estes)

Marla Estes founded the “School of the Examined Life” to foster personal growth by teaching human psychology using film. She created “Bridging the Divide” to address the political polarization in our country.

Rob Schläpfer is a former Evangelical pastor, professor, and publisher. He uses the science of human nature to promote a consilient way of experiencing and understanding the world.

More information: http://bridging.blog

Produced by Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library in Ashland, Oregon
Search RVML’s online Video Catalog & Lending Collection: http://www.rvml.org

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