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You could be harboring a false, preconceived notion or a fallacy that's so deeply engrained into the fiber of your being that you believe it to be fact/truth and never even realize it
Originally posted by Generator85
They can be even more fundamental, and more deeply rooted than that... which can screw with our subconscious and spill into the way we perceive things. i.e. stereotyping.
Or maybe someone's father told them it's possible for water to flow up hill, leaving out the aid of a pump, and that person goes on thinking for some time that water can flow uphill.
Originally posted by smyleegrl
What was it Socrates said? "The unexamined life isn't worth living?"