Why do we think what we think, know what we know, believe what we believe? Is it because we are all thoughtful people who carefully consider the possibilities and options and then come to well developed and insightful conclusions? Maybe you do but I mostly believe what I believe and don’t give much thought to it. That’s much easier than all of that brain work. Even more to the point, it’s easier to believe than to worry about whether I’m right. My default is to just go with what I already believe, whatever I already know to be right. Am I the exception? …