. Until you have fully confirmed the information your logic is based on, it is a good idea to continue seeking understanding.
Even if you have a degree of confirmation from low to high, it is still a good idea to continue seeking understanding.
Why? Because any change in the information you are relying on could create the need to update current understanding.
I'm certain this is “preaching to the choir” since your reading of this message probably means you are seeking information, thus you are seeking understanding, thus you are being open-minded.
Yet, there are some people who prefer another approach. They seek information for the purpose of non-confirmation.
They would rather not confirm the basis of their logic.
They prefer to simply believe for whatever reasons they choose to believe.
This type of person considers the confirmation of information a hindrance and threat to their self-esteem.
They have a non-confirmation bias.
When the most important part of the information relied on comes from human logic without any ability to confirm it from a non-human source or you have not taken the time to do so or at least review the logic, you have a non-confirmation bias.
A non-confirmation bias causes you to avoid, discard, disregard and fear information that might cause you to have to make adjustments to your logic because most of it is based on belief than information that can be confirmed – at least broadly. It causes you to go on ad hominem attack – even if just privately in your own mind to defend your logic.
Because you function in health in relation to all else, you are designed to understand self in relation to all else – so you can be healthy. This is Ecosystem logic. The logic of harmony, peace and the higher self.
Ecosystem logic can be confirmed by observing, experiencing and studying the Ecosystem within and without. You do not have to rely on another human in order to know how to live in harmony with self and all else.
If you say you already use a natural world context and yet this contexture, this culture does not move you towards health, harmony, your origins and an increasing sense of interrelatedness and interconnectedness, then you have another kind of bias - confirmation bias. This is contrary to your default settings. You have been recalibrated to only see what you want to and only agree with what you already believe or want to believe. On the other hand, non-confirmation bias would rather not see the information at all if there is any sense the information being encountering makes more sense in relation to the observable and experiencable Ecosystem, than currently-held belief.
Lastly, in a strange twist of redoubled logic, there are some who have non-confirmation bias who think they are confirming their belief each time they apply their non-confirmation bias to information and successfully keep the information from “changing their mind.” Their ability to do this is proof that their belief is strong and therefore must be what it should be. This, of course, is a highly questionable thought process.
"Free and critical minds can emerge only by a return to the source-the primary sources. A free and critical mind takes nothing for granted and is not intimidated by "authorities" who frequently may be more confused than the general public. Free and critical minds seek truth without chauvinism or shame." - Dr. Asa G. Hilliard III (1)
“One single bit of information, if missing, incomplete, out of order or just plain wrong, has the potential to significantly alter thought processes, conclusions, decisions and behaviors, even when that one single logic entry exists in a sea of accuracy.”