Synopsis This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into how we can all build better B.S. detectors, i.e, critical thinking skills.
David Foster Wallace famously argued that:
learning how to think really means learning how to exercise some control over how and what you think.
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Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb
- The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking
- The Baloney Detection Kit Sandwich (Infographic)
- Bullshit Detector! A Guide to Being Less Wrong
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Download: Building A B.S. Detector