Confirmation Bias

'confirmation bias - is the act of only asking questions to support the first assumption we make. by doing this we never find contradictory evidence - becasue we are not looking for it, and we dont develop an antithesis to compare to our cherished hypotheses.

this is an excellent video demonstrating our innate habit of jumping to and defending  assumptions.

confirmation bias - 2,4,8 16 Can You Solve This? (by  Veritasium )

YouTube Video

(note add flat earth round earth essay)