Confirmation Bias

We are drawn to what makes us feel good, which is what confirms what we already believe we know.

Charles Darwin combated confirmation bias by writing down arguments or facts that contradict his research.

I had, also, during many years, followed a golden rule, namely, that whenever a published fact, a new observation or thought came across me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail and at once; for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts were far more apt to escape from memory than favorable ones.
Charles Darwin

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