Cognitive Distortions In Human Extinction Beliefs // Published on Feb 18, 2017
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a powerful technique often used by mental health practitioners to help patients deal with mental and emotional ailments. In CBT thinking, there are basically 10 main types of distorted thinking habits that derail people’s mental well-being.
Many so-called climate doomers (aka NTHE; Near-Term Human Extinction folk) congregate in social media echo chambers, absolutely convinced that 7.5 billion people will die within 18 months, 3 years, 9 years…
I think this is absolutely ridiculous, and discuss how this thinking typifies all 10 CBT distortions.