Are You Really Certain of Your Opinion? Probability, Certainty, and Truth

Source: https://s-usih.org/2014/07/truth-in-history/. CC 3.0.

A Sense of Certainty

Many people claim to be holders of the “truth”. Many claim their words as “truth”, and they speak with certainty, as if there is no possibility whatsoever that their words are not true.

John K. Samson, of the Winnipeg band Weakerthans, sang of “a certain sense of certainty”, and…