If science has proved something and you use that to support your beliefs, it's not confirmation bias. It's simply referring to facts that exist and that you may even have used to form your opinion.Science changes and adapts when scientists find information they didn’t know before. It adapts and changes as more is known. What you do is the opposite of science. You use science to confirm an already preconceived belief. Confirmation bias is not scientific. We might happen to agree on a lot of science based beliefs, but if the science were to adapt, you wouldn’t adapt with it. You’d preach the same old BS you always do.
Confirmation bias is declaring the vax is a hoax, then trying to find support for it by turning to people like Joe Rogan, or a preacher, or a politician, and ignoring the vast majority of virologists, immunologists, physicians, scientists.
It's declaring masks do not work because one's self got sick while wearing a mask. Same as declaring seatbelts do not work because a family member died while wearing one. Same as claiming a .22 rifle becomes more dangerous when dressed up to look like something the military uses.
Or ignoring a ton of bad product reviews, because you WANT that amp to be the best ever.
All the facts say otherwise, but people find alternative facts that support what they WANT to believe.
THAT is confirmation bias.
And it's in all walks of life. Please send your check to Reverend Billy Bob. If he doesn't get a million dollars, god will call him home. What? He only got $750,000 and is still alive? Well, god told him that 75% really shows how much people care, so he gets to live a little longer.
God DOES exist! Billy Bob proved it!