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
Medical Protective
Medical Protective is an American liability insurance company for physicians and dentists. Medical Protective traces its roots back to a predecessor company, the Physicians’ Guarantee Company. Alpheus...
Willful blindness
Willful blindness (sometimes called ignorance of law, willful ignorance or contrived ignorance or Nelsonian knowledge) is a term used in law to describe a situation in which an individual seeks to avo...
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
Censoring (statistics)
In statistics, engineering, economics, and medical research, censoring is a condition in which the value of a measurement or observation is only partially known.For example, suppose a study is conduct...
Censoring (statistics) - Wikipedia
Ignotum per ignotius
Ignotum per ignotius (Latin for "the unknown by the more unknown") refers to an explanation more unfamiliar than the concept which it seeks to explain. An example would be: "The oven felt hot because ...
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
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
Evidence of absence
Evidence of absence is evidence of any kind that suggests something is missing or that it does not exist. A simple example of evidence of absence: A baker never fails to put finished pies on her windo...
Evidence of absence - 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
Distrust
Distrust is a formal way of not trusting any one party too much in a situation of grave risk or deep doubt. It is commonly expressed in civics as a division or balance of powers, or in politics as mea...
Ahmadiyya views on evolution
The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam universally accept in principle the process of evolution, albeit divinely guided, and actively promotes it. Over the course of several decades the movement has issued ...
Ahmadiyya views on evolution - Wikipedia
Underworld of philosophy
In philosophy, the underworld of philosophy consists of ideas that either violate important canons of reasoning or which are simply so far out and unfamiliar that they are ignored. However the express...
Misconceptions about HIV/AIDS
The spread of HIV/AIDS has affected millions of people worldwide; AIDS is considered a pandemic. In 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that there are 33.4 million people worldwid...
Argument from ignorance
Argument from ignorance (Latin: argumentum ad ignorantiam), also known as appeal to ignorance (in which ignorance stands for "lack of evidence to the contrary"), is a fallacy in informal logic. It...
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...