Tenacious Teleological Tendencies: Even Scholars exhibit Fallacious Thinking

Matthew Hutson, author of The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking, relates a recent study that shows “80 scholars in chemistry, geoscience, and physics from universities including Harvard, Brown, and MIT” made teleological fallacies or errors in critical thinking 29% of the time when rushed, showing that the Human animal is hard-wired to reverse-engineer is from ought.

Read it @ The Huffington Post.


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