The new nonbeliever belief bias

I am continually seeing the “non-believer” “no bias” crowd unable, as is natural, to disengage from their own unseen bias and beliefs. It’s a very tough and tricky mindset to beat.

I’ve sought to change my own language to combat my own conditioned tendencies. I start with no belief in anything, then use different language when talking to myself or others. Something like, it’s likely or probable, as opposed to I believe.

For a no belief example, I don’t believe the Earth is a ball because of any tools man made for testing, the theories and observations of others or any mathematical equations. Instead I’d say it seems to be a ball based on what I can observe first hand; light from the Sun on other bodies (the moon).

This no belief thinking and language allows me, more so than less, to listen to everything but steer clear of falling for anything, out of hand.

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