Are We Wrong To Think We're Right?

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Julia Galef explains why we think we're right, even when the facts say otherwise.

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Democracy On Trial

About Julia Galef's TED Talk

Our biases lead us to amend the facts. Writer Julia Galef explains how we can have better judgement by developing more empathy and testing our own beliefs.

About Julia Galef

Julia Galef co-founded the Center for Applied Rationality, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping people improve their reasoning and decision-making, particularly with the aim of addressing global problems.

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