Chaotic Logic pp 165-190 | Cite as

Belief Systems

  • Ben Goertzel
Part of the International Federation for Systems Research International Series on Systems Science and Engineering book series (IFSR, volume 9)


Are belief systems attractors? There is something quite intuitive about the idea. Before one settles on a fixed system of beliefs, one’s opinions regarding a certain issue may wander all over the spectrum, following no apparent pattern. But once one arrives at a belief system regarding that topic, one’s opinions thereon are unlikely to vary from a narrow range.


Belief System Hard Core Deductive System Newtonian Mechanic Conspiracy Theory 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Goertzel
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  1. 1.University of WaikatoHamiltonNew Zealand

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