Sometimes we read meaning into patterns even when there is not inherent meaning. Yet it’s possible to use rationality and to use things that you know about the world to question your intuitions and to second guess them.
It’s more important to have a useful perception of reality than an accurate perception of reality.
We have a general bias to read intentionality into things, to see things as happening for a reason, to believe that objects around us have been designed for some purpose.
You can become a crazy cat lady if you abandon actual people in your environment and just focus on your pets or your stuffed animals or your live doll or whatever you have.
We need to search for disconfirming evidence to correct mistakes.