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Reality Values
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Practical habits that enable us as individuals to live, be successful, and achieve happiness; must be consistent (non-contradictory). In order to be better, we must begin by understanding what the facts are; what is, is and wishing something does not make it so; fact-based.
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Popularity Evasion
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Refuse to examine some piece of information because it contradicts something you believe, detaching from reality; go out of focus because you don’t want to hear it, causing most of the big Go against the crowd and don’t something because everyone else does it; independent from reality (i.e. most people thought the world was flat).
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mistakes in life.
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Law of Causality Authority
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Rely on superiors, but evaluate them; law of causality (i.e. the Pope put Galileo under house arrest after he proved the Earth revolved around the Sun). Everything in nature has a nature that they must act consistent with.
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Reason Popularity, Evasion, Authority
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Mistakes people make by denying reality: Mankind has a specific means of survival which is his ability to think logically from the facts of reality (i.e. his capacity to think); tools include sound premises, induction, deduction, and
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integration.
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Premises Reason
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Our concept is to make logical decisions based on the facts; premises drive conclusions (building on quicksand). Hodgepodge and primitive because they’re developed from others when we’re young; improved by having the courage to fundamentally look at beliefs for contradicting reality.
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Induction Deduction
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A concrete application of a general principle; errors are usually not intellectual, but a form of evasion. Concrete things in real world to a general principle; concept formation; more important.
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Reason Concept Formation
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What makes the human mind so powerful (i.e.
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