Cognitive Bias

January 26, 2018

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges that human beings have in terms of "perception" and "reality" is that what we perceive and believe is true is inherently biased. One important reason that the first step on the spiritual journey involves self-observation and self-knowledge. After all, how am I to truly know others, the world, the Great Mystery if I don't first know myself. There is a sense in which it could be said that "what you see is what you get." Our perceptions govern our reality. If this is true then it becomes critically important for me to understand my own biases. Article on Cognitive Biasses