I’d like to preface the following statements with a brief disclaimer:
I very often worry about how my desire for brutal simplification of ideas could be regarded as intellectual ignorance. 864 more words
We usually think of bias in the context of underlying motivations or interests, particularly in the political realm. The underlying premise of this book is that there are much more fundamental biases in human judgments. 1,868 more words
if you didn’t realise something—
—namely that you cannot debate or reason with a brick, or a schlogg of foam on the beach, or someone who overlooks the most basic of his own ‘facts’ … but first, let me introduce the source of that delightfully illustrative snippet— 112 more words
Let us first understand what we mean by a conscious voice of mind and that of heart.
If mind means being more controlled, rational and based on judgments, past records and experience then heart call essentially means to reflect gut call, without any evidence, sounding irrelevant at that point in time, absurd, willful based on the innate desires, or based solely on a mystical figure made by us as a role model. 203 more words