Are you sure?, you saw that

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  1. RicInOR

    RicInOR
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  2. JamesRL

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    Eyewitnesses are - ironically - the least reliable evidence, although they are still given a lot of credibility in court. Beyond flat out lying, there are too many ways that people's memories of events can be altered and manipulated.


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    I see nothing.

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    Problem is, too many people say they saw something when they're not really sure.


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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confirmation_bias

    We interpret so much in our lives based on our worldviews and beliefs....and because our emotions are so tied up in our beliefs, we cling to our interpretation even when the facts can slap us silly....:rolleyes:o_O
    Teaching my kids to control their emotions was a large part of training up logical, solid, sturdy young adults....it worked pretty well on my daughters, but I'm still holding out for that boy of mine..:p:p
     
  6. Certaindeaf

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    Obama did everything.
     

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