people have a terrible habit of accepting false information as true because it fits their world view, regardless of whether that world view is accurate. If you tell someone “water is poisonous”? Most people would immediately dismiss that as untrue - after all, they probably drank some water, and didn’t get sick But it’s not untrue, water is poisonous in a sufficient quantity. Most things on earth have a safe range, even things like cyanide. Water you need a lot of it to hit a lethal dose (unless you breathe it of course, but that’s different than poison) And all the knowledge we’ve gained as a species is openly available to anyone who wants to know. Yet there are still people who believe verifiably false things because it fits with how they want the world to be, rather than how it is What’s a belief you hold that might not hold up to scrutiny? I’m sure we all have at least a dozen of them, and if someone could prove it was false, would you take the time to weigh the evidence l?