Ignorance
Ignorance is a state of being uninformed (lack of knowledge). The word ignorant is an adjective describing a person in the state of being unaware and is often used as an insult to describe individuals...
List of common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
3,000 mile myth
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The Cold Truth About Raw Food Diets
The raw-food movement continues to make converts, thanks to a devoted group of individuals and celebrities who embrace the belief that an all-raw food diet is the best diet. The idea that stirs the mo...
Common Mythconceptions - World's Most Contagious Falsehoods
We only use 10% of our brain. We evolved from chimps. Dairy foods increase mucous. Pfffff! These and 45 other myths & misconceptions debunked. Solidly.
21 Surprising Common Misconceptions
This list is like MTV's Diary... You think you know, but you have no idea.
The Cult Of Ignorance In The United States: Anti-Intellectualism And The "Dumbing Down" Of America
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
Town Rejects Solar Panels That Would ‘Suck up All the Energy From the Sun’
A North Carolina town council approved a sweeping moratorium on solar power development after residents presented fears that solar panels cause cancer and drain the Sun’s energy. During the meeting, a...
Doubt
Doubt, a status between belief and disbelief, involves uncertainty or distrust or lack of sureness of an alleged fact, an action, a motive, or a decision. Doubt brings into question some notion of a ...
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Error
The word error entails different meanings and usages relative to how it is conceptually applied. The concrete meaning of the Latin word "error" is "wandering" or "straying". Unlike an illusion, an err...
Error - Wikipedia
List of common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
Legal burden of proof
The burden of proof (Latin: onus probandi) is the imperative on a party in a trial to produce the evidence that will shift the conclusion away from the default position to one's own position.The b...
Innumeracy (book)
Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences is a 1988 book by mathematician John Allen Paulos (1988 1st ed., 135 p. ; 24 cm. New York : Hill and Wang; ISBN 0-8090-7447-8) a...
Going bare
Naturism, or nudism, is a cultural and political movement practicing, advocating and defending social nudity, most but not all of which takes place on private property. The term may also refer to a li...
Myth of the Flat Earth
The myth of the Flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing cosmological view during the Middle Ages saw the Earth as flat, instead of spherical.During the early Middle Ages, virtually ...
Myth of the Flat Earth - Wikipedia
Common English usage misconceptions
This list comprises widespread modern beliefs about English language usage that are documented by a reliable source to be myths or misconceptions.With no authoritative language academy, guidance on En...
Common English usage misconceptions - Wikipedia
UK telephone code misconceptions
Widespread UK telephone code misconceptions, in particular brought on by the Big Number Change in 2000, have been reported by regulator Ofcom since publication of a report it commissioned in 2004.Owin...
UK telephone code misconceptions - Wikipedia
Null (SQL)
Null is a special marker used in Structured Query Language (SQL) to indicate that a data value does not exist in the database. Introduced by the creator of the relational database model, E. F. Codd, ...
Null (SQL) - Wikipedia
List of common false etymologies
This is a list of current, widespread, fallacious ideas and beliefs about the origins (or etymologies) of common English words.
List of common false etymologies - Wikipedia
Entropy and life
Research concerning the relationship between the thermodynamic quantity entropy and the evolution of life began around the turn of the 20th century. In 1910, American historian Henry Adams printed an...
Misquotation
Misquotation is incorrect attribution of the author of a quotation or inaccurate reproduction of the quotation itself. For example, in a speech George H. W. Bush said "As Abraham Lincoln said, "Here ...
Common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
Common misconceptions - Wikipedia
List of common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
List of common misconceptions - Wikipedia
Scientific literacy
Scientific literacy encompasses written, numerical, and digital literacy as they pertain to understanding science, its methodology, observations, and theories.
According to the United States Nati...
Ignorance management
Ignorance management is a knowledge management practice that addresses the concept of ignorance in organizations.
Ignorance Management has been described by John Israilidis, Russell Lock, and Loui...
Fear, uncertainty and doubt
Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a tactic used in sales, marketing, public relations, politics and propaganda.FUD is generally a strategic attempt to influence perception by disseminating negative...
I know that I know nothing
The phrase "I know that I know nothing" or "I know one thing: that I know nothing", sometimes called the Socratic paradox, is a well-known saying that is derived from Plato's account of the Greek phil...