Questions tagged [emotional-bias]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2 votes
2 answers

How does one invalidate emotional reasoning?

In this SEP article on emotion, it talks about how one can experience fear even in situations where there seems to be no threat. For example, one may be in a tall building with a transparent glass ...
thinkingman's user avatar
  • 8,250
12 votes
5 answers

Is it possible to be completely objective?

Ideally, in all analysis, one would like to be completely objective. Is this possible? What are the indicators that my view is not objective? What philosophies or philosophers best address this ...
user avatar
4 votes
1 answer

If moral nihilism doesn't imply right or wrong, why is the common response filled with vitriol along the lines of "you must think murder is okay"? [closed]

If nothing is right or wrong, then murder would be neither right or wrong. If you're a moral nihilist, "morality" ultimately just becomes a set of wants and a matter of preference for the ...
thinkingman's user avatar
  • 8,250
6 votes
5 answers

How can you know if your judgment is unbiased?

If one want to develop the skill that optimises the efficiency of the constant feedback loop that we engage in with ourselves (with intentions of self-development or a better understanding of the ...
Mike's user avatar
  • 61
0 votes
1 answer

When is it right to be biased?

When is it right to be biased? Bias often has a negative connotation, suggesting that it's an "unfair, unreal tendency or deviation". However, it's possible that some forms of "...
mavavilj's user avatar
  • 2,872
2 votes
2 answers

Does following logic necessarily require one to conclude that they are objective and have no bias?

In social psychology, naïve realism is the human tendency to believe that we see the world around us objectively, and that people who disagree with us must be uninformed, irrational, or biased. It is ...
Ooker's user avatar
  • 735
0 votes
1 answer

How bounded are we by biology and emotional bias? [closed]

Look around you, people behave in very predictable ways, and our social systems are designed to show what is predictable and what is not. So nuanced is this process, a small divergence from cultural ...
PeterJens's user avatar
  • 548