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"The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking," wrote Albert Einstein. What then do both science and sound everyday thinking have essentially in common that distinguishes them from irrational thinking? Why does natural selection make more sense than divine creation? Why assume that people have hallucinations rather than encounters with extraterrestrial visitors?
Richard P. Feynman gives a first hint at the answer and adresses the most widespread misconception about science in this video. Here, he explains the attitude of sound skepticism which scientific thinking requires.