Doctor-Patient Relationship Getting Serious

Human knowledge starts with experience, but it doesn't end there. We use the data of our experience to come up with theories and explanations for those experiences, so that we can make sense of them and so that we can compare, contrast and contextualize them in terms of all the other things we know.

In philosophy, we sometimes like to talk about the idea of an "inference to the best explanation," and as The Onion shows in the hilarious piece below, some people miss out on the "best" part :)



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