The Psychology of Probability

“We balance probabilities and choose the most likely. It is the scientific use of the imagination.” ~ Sherlock Holmes

One of the most important keys to open-mindedness is the effective use of probability, specifically epistemic probability. Knowing how to utilize probability effectively prevents the mind from clinging too tightly to any given thought or disposition.

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  • Gary Z McGee

    Gary 'Z' McGee, a former Navy Intelligence Specialist turned philosopher, is the author of Birthday Suit of God and The Looking Glass Man. His works are inspired by the great philosophers of the ages and his wide awake view of the modern world.

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