So many of us believe what we're told when often, science is just making things up. Recently, The Lancet, one of the foremost medical journals admitted that about half of published research is false.
We know human beings can be very smart but how many are truly wise? If we didn't have so many blindspots, maybe we'd have a healthier planet.
Christian de Quincey wrote "Blindspots, 21 Good Reasons to Think Before You Talk" to look at many misconceptions about life. His previous books include "Radical Nature" and "Radical Knowing" and is a Professor of Philosophy and Consciousness Studies.