The Only Way to Be Right, and the Only Way to Be Rational

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There’s something important I’ve learnt about how you get to have correct opinions, that is to say, to be right. And there is another thing I’ve learnt about avoiding irrationality that is so similar that it’ll sound redundant if I explain them separately, so I will speak of both here.

It should be evident to anyone that people often have incorrect opinions about all kinds of things. There are so many people with opposite views that no matter what the truth is, a lot of them have to be wrong. I can hardly tell you how to always be right, but I can tell you what the necessary first step is in avoiding being wrong.

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