Category Archives: Beliefs

Believing is seeing and seeing is doing.

PASSIVE PERCEPTION

 Not Paying Attention Intentionally     Out of necessity we learn to run on auto-pilot, paying attention mechanically and passively most of the time. This underscores the need to pay attention deliberately and voluntarily, thereby liberating our awareness from robotic activity, Daniel … Continue reading

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TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCE

Opinions And Facts Both Have Results  Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.                                             … Continue reading

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CONFIRMATION BIAS

The Most Common Cognitive Bias  Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true. Francis Bacon Many years ago Francis Bacon gave a good definition of confirmation bias, if you can forgive his male dominance language. Or how about … Continue reading

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I’VE GOT BELIEFS

Who Could Ask For Anything More?  Everything begins with belief. What we believe is the                                                   … Continue reading

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MORAL ALGEBRA 

 And Bounded Rationality   A personal history of decision making advice.  Moral algebra (1772) and bonded rationality (1958) are examples of decision making advice. Since 2010, my blogs have been my contributions to decision making advice giving. This blog is a … Continue reading

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THE WAY I SEE THINGS

Is The Way I See Things Three baseball umpires                                                               … Continue reading

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REASON OVER PASSION

Is It Possible?  The goal in America today is to resurrect the primacy of reason over passion.              Jeffrey Rosen,  President of the National Constitution Center.  This blog is the result of my reading the … Continue reading

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