Month: December 2019


Intuition from The Worlds of Our Creation

Imagine I provided the following description of an individual named Linda:   “Linda is thirty-one years old, single, outspoken, and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with issues of discrimination and social justice, and also participated in antinuclear demonstrations.” Now I want to ask you which of the following […]


The Information Dilemma

I remember taking a test to fill out all the capitals of the U.S. You probably had to do that a while ago too. But to be quite honest, I must have done something wrong, because I forgot. And now when I’m in a situation where I need to know the capital of a state, […]


Can You Keep The Promises You’re Making?

“The thing that makes someone swipe right on you on Tinder may not be what you want to be in the long run” Seth Godin Imagine you’re one of the top experts in your field. You’ve got amazing insights and talents into your work. And other people recognize it. So much so, that a top […]


The Story With A Thousand Titles

You already know our world runs through narratives. They form the foundations of what we perceive. And before, I warned you not to let those narratives blind you from understanding the world in its reality. While we should be aware of these dangers, there is something stories offer that we should never take for granted. […]


The Belief in Stories

When a professional trader is faced with a stock dropping in price when he believes it will eventually go up, what does he do? Most people would believe that if one is confident that a stock will eventually rise, they should hold on to it. In fact, they should buy even more. It’s cheaper than […]

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