How do we know what’s true?
At 42:10 “One of the things that has really gone wrong…: Do not forget that you have the capacity to think. … Just because a guy with a bunch of degrees is saying something, he may or may not be correct. And you cannot throw away your own ability to think critically about a subject. I’m very frustrated. It’s not that lay people don’t know enough. There were many physicians who got on the bandwagon saying a safe, generic isn’t safe. How did they get that? It’s not a knowledge thing. It’s an acceptance that somebody’s smarter than me, brighter than me, more credentialed than me. Don’t do it. Think critically for yourself, and then either go to a source that you absolutely trust, or become an expert on it yourself.” Continue reading “Dr. Simone Gold: How do we know what’s true? Think critically. Go to a source you trust or become an expert on it yourself. Just because a guy with a bunch of degrees says something…”