The inverse relationship of faith and reason is a disturbing but predictable finding. The more you rely on belief, the less you use rational thinking processes. Scary, isn’t it. Find out how you can minimize the effects of this condition.
We want to know the truth. Most people think they are too smart to fall for propaganda. However, we are all susceptible to cultural programming. So, here are some truth-seeker “axioms” that will help you distinguish fact from fiction. They don’t require any advanced mathematics or philosophy.
The framework of spiritual exploration would seem to be an odd place for studying logic and rational thinking. Still, these kinds of critical thinking skills are essential for our spiritual journey.
Historical revisionism is a tactic to rewrite events. It’s a deliberate distortion of circumstances that creates our national folklore. Learn how to see through this strategy.
Beware of spiritual spider webs; they are the counterfeits, imitations, and forgeries. There are three, in particular, you need to watch out for; do you know what they are?
Learning to avoid the “logical fallacy slippery slope” is the best way to guard against being manipulated. We have compiled a set of the most common fallacies. Once you can spot these tactics, then you won’t fall into their trap.