This is Chapter 7 in a blog series. If you’re new to the series, visit the series home page for the full table of contents.
Part 3: Thinking, in 3D
“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves and wise people so full of doubts.” – Bertrand Russell
Chapter 7: The Thinking Ladder
Why do we believe what we believe?
We’ve talked about a lot of ideas in this series so far, but a common theme that runs through most of them is human belief. Our beliefs make up our perception of reality, they drive our behavior, and they shape our life stories. History happened the way it did because of what people believed in the past, and what we believe today will write the story of our future.