Earlier this week, Pam and I laid out a plan to do something yesterday that neither of us has tried in three years.
What we planned to do was motor from our marina to a spot across the Choptank River where our chart said… 1,082 more words
We piled in the skiff and I rowed toward a dilapidated pierhead while McWhirr continued his narration.
“My grandfather also told a darker tale. He said the streets of old Batavia were paved with sorrow, the walls built with the grief of mothers who toiled over an illusory harvest, it’s ramparts manned by desiccated souls who invested all their goods in the virtual fun-house of Mammon.“ 564 more words
Under many conditions (including difficult and stressful ones), people rely on heuristics (cognitive shortcuts that enable decisions) and are prone to effects of social processes such as groupthink. 913 more words