We Are All Flat Earthers

I was wrong — you probably are, too.

Tim Urban recently appeared on Infinite Loops with Jim O’Shaughnessy and discussed something that I’ve been mulling over for a while:

One of society’s biggest struggles is the overwhelming tendency to default to rationalization when our biases are challenged.

In the Infinite Loops episode, Tim & Jim explain how Flat Earthers in the Netflix documentary ‘Behind The Curve’ rationalize their way out of every reasonable shred of proof that the earth is round.

We are all Flat Earthers. Some of us just hide it better.

What it comes down to is: accepting you’re probably wrong is the right thing to do.



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