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It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs.

It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs. http://www.michaelshermer.com/writing/wp-content/uploads/bc_why_people_believe_cover.jpg

It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs.http://www.michaelshermer.com/writing/wp-content/uploads/bc_why_people_believe_cover.jpg

It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs.http://www.michaelshermer.com/writing/wp-content/uploads/bc_why_people_believe_cover.jpg

It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs. http://www.michaelshermer.com/writing/wp-content/uploads/bc_why_people_believe_cover.jpg

It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs. http://www.michaelshermer.com/writing/wp-content/uploads/bc_why_people_believe_cover.jpg

It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs. http://www.michaelshermer.com/writing/wp-content/uploads/bc_why_people_believe_cover.jpg

It is quite amazing that some of the smartest people in the world can believe some of the strangest things. The IQ of someone doesn't asses their ability to think scientifically. People with high IQ's are at least as prone as other people to beliefs in conspiracy theories. It goes to show you that just because someone believes in an outrageous theory doesn't mean that they are unintelligent. One of the main reasons that this is, is because people with higher intelligence are better at creating or proving that their theories are sounder then the ones they are arguing against. This means that once they believe in a certain theory then they are extremely likely to have confirmation bias and push the facts against their thought out of their minds. Also people with a high IQ are more likely to have a sense of omniscience or thinking that they know everything. Since they know a lot of things they feel that they know everything about everything, especially when they are comparing themselves to the amount that other know. A perfect example of this is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who is famous for creating Sherlock Holmes, fell for a trick by a couple of girls and actually wrote a book defending the girls when they said they were with fairies. Later on the girls confessed that they were lying. This is just a preview of this book but it shows exactly what I am saying. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-people-believe-weir This is showing that smart people do things without weighing out all of the pros and cons but rather by going by what they already know and because they are good at defending their beliefs. http://www.michaelshermer.com/writing/wp-content/uploads/bc_why_people_believe_cover.jpg

The Right Way to teach kids

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The way in which people parent is a very controversial in this day and age. The trick is not to be permissive or authoritarian but to be authoritative. I believe that my mom was a little more permissive and my dad was a little more authoritarian but with the combination of the two I think that they were the perfect mixture. Then again I am part of an Caucasian American family where as there is some evidence that suggests that in certain collectivist cultures such as China it is better for the parents to be more Authoritarian. The best way to parent seems to be just to give the children an environment that provides the basic needs for affection and appropriate discipline, and usually this will be enough for their children to turn out fine. Although the role of the father and mother are important research shows that children that are part of nontraditional families will usually fare just fine. It is also shown that the majority of children survive their parents divorce without long-term emotional damage. Here is an article that shows how to be a more assertive parent and how to say no to your child. http://www.empoweringparents.com/saying-no-to-your-child-how-to-be-a-more-assertive-parent.php?&key=Effective-Parenting This is an interesting article because it shows how to set limits for your kids and to make sure that your kids don't get whatever they want but at the same time it makes sure those parents are not over authoritative on their children.

The Right Way to teach kids

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The way in which people parent is a very controversial in this day and age. The trick is not to be permissive or authoritarian but to be authoritative. I believe that my mom was a little more permissive and my dad was a little more authoritarian but with the combination of the two I think that they were the perfect mixture. Then again I am part of an Caucasian American family where as there is some evidence that suggests that in certain collectivist cultures such as China it is better for the parents to be more Authoritarian. The best way to parent seems to be just to give the children an environment that provides the basic needs for affection and appropriate discipline, and usually this will be enough for their children to turn out fine. Although the role of the father and mother are important research shows that children that are part of nontraditional families will usually fare just fine. It is also shown that the majority of children survive their parents divorce without long-term emotional damage. Here is an article that shows how to be a more assertive parent and how to say no to your child. http://www.empoweringparents.com/saying-no-to-your-child-how-to-be-a-more-assertive-parent.php?&key=Effective-Parenting This is an interesting article because it shows how to set limits for your kids and to make sure that your kids don't get whatever they want but at the same time it makes sure those parents are not over authoritative on their children.

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