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How well does your thinking match with reality?  You might be surprised!

Take this 4-question quiz and find out!

People who have trained themselves to think rationally in one area (that’s practically all of us) may not have trained themselves to do so in all areas of life.  If you’re like this (and practically everybody is), it doesn’t mean that you’re insane.  But it also doesn’t mean that you’re doing just fine.  Rather, it means that there’s still room for improvement in your mental skills and knowledge.  The good news is that practically anybody can make these improvements, and they don’t depend on having a high IQ.

Most people have trained themselvesIf you’re like most people, you tend to be lazy and inconsistent in the way you think–at least on some topics.  In certain areas of life–or on certain kinds of problems–you may be highly rational, while in others, you may think, decide, and believe in certain ways that don’t jibe with realityWhen we say reality, we mean: the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them..  These departures from reality lead to problems, both small and large.  The more important the issue, the more regrettable is an error in thinking about it.

The great news, however, is that we can learn to avoid a great many of the mental errors we make.  The common causes of our mental errors are simple and, well, ….quite common!  Almost every thinking error can be explained by one or more of these causes:

Most of us mess up here and there in all these ways, and we pay the price for it—-sometimes little, and sometimes big!  The great news is that with a fairly modest level of learning, and with developing some good habits in mental alertness and diligence, we can improve our thinking and our lives considerably.

Let us show you what we’re talking about.  Please begin by taking the short quiz here.  It will put your thinking to the test and it will serve as a short set of examples to consider together as we tell you about Reality-Based Thinking and what it can do to make your life better!  The correct answers will be revealed and explained when you’re done.  (No email address or registration is necessary.)

Take this 4-question quiz now!

The Society for Reality-Based Thinking is trying to help our society to think better.  See what goes on here.  If you like what we’re doing here, please become a member and help promote the message!