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Heuristic #2.8

The problem with thinking is that it causes us to believe in what we spin within ourselves.

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Self-hate

The chocolate ice cream was still half frozen or half melted. It never occurred to me that maybe he was actually terrible, what with the darkest eyes, darker than charcoal and whatever the artist did with it. 917 more words

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Availability Heuristics & Perception

Ask an average Canadian resident if they think violent crime has increased over the last 10 years. Chances are they will emphatically agree that there has been an increase in acts of violence. 479 more words

Heuristic #2.8

It is important to understand and have experienced the difference between being intelligent in relation to others, sounding intelligent and knowing that you will never be intelligent.

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Heuristic #2.7

There is a sense of significance that comes with feeling as though you have discovered something about the universe. Perhaps that explains why people react so negatively to skepticism. 37 more words

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Heuristic #2.6

I think it would be fair to say that truth has far more to do with consensus than human pride might allow.

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Heuristic #2.5

All difficulties disappear when you concede that there is no right or wrong; no good or bad, nor is there a connection between rationality and action.

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