Mainstream media doesn’t help us understand what it’s like to be famous.
Some famous people are thoughtful, but which ones? It’s hard to figure out just by watching TV.
Good scientists relentlessly seek truth, and have rigorous processes for discovering it.
Renowned physicist Richard Feynman has a description of the process that goes like this:
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.”