Personal Bias In Research

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Facts are statements that are indisputably true. Truthful statements are authentic because they are widely accepted to be accurate and fit reality. When answering the question “given access to the same facts , how is it possible that there can be disagreements between experts in a discipline?”, one must consider the definition of an expert. For the sake of this paper I am defining an expert as someone who excels in their field , and constantly evolves their knowledge as their field progresses. I believe that disagreements between experts when presented with the same facts, occur because of bias. Bias is a sway towards one side or view of a situation or statement. Therefore I ask , how does someone’s personal bias affect their interpretation…show more content…
As a lover of meteorology, I have always paid attention to the weather and natural world around me. I have noticed and taken record of the change of temperature, major weather events, and the changes in my backyard. When people mention climate change, I automatically think of a phenomenon that is true, and because of my personal experience with observation. I also have believed this to be true because those around me have never presented me with evidence to the contrary. The way that I know climate change is real is because of my perception. While others may perceive no significant change in the environment or the weather patterns that surround them, I recognize a change. I would therefore present the argument of climate change as one that is not just obvious, but supported by many scientists as well. Because of the way I would present this, my statements would not be left open to interpretation, as the way that scientists often present factual…show more content…
Faith is a complete trust in a principal or being without proof of existence. Religious experts are often those who lead organized worship such as bishops, rabbis , imams, monks, and more. They are often taught by programs that are created by fellow religious leaders. In these programs, the students are taught the teachings of the religion, often based on a religious text. Religious texts are known to be passed down, and therefore modified through the ages by those who believed that the stories should be amended or represent something different. While a pastor of a methodist church and a preacher of a baptist church consult the same texts, the denominations differ in interpretation. This is due to the way each denomination or church leader presents their version of the
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