Evaluating a source’s reasoning and evidence | Reading | Khan Academy

Don’t believe everything you read! A source has to give you a reason to trust it before you can accept what it’s trying to tell you. You can’t just accept it on faith when someone tells you there are goblins on the moon. How do they know that, and how can they prove to you that it’s true? (They can’t!)

But you need to learn to trust SOME sources, or you won't be able to do everyday tasks without an overwhelming sense of doubt. So let's figure out how to evaluate sources.

Use your brain, your heart, and your reading skills, Readers! You’ve got this.

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