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“All models are wrong, but some are useful.” – George Box One of the most useful models explaining how we make decisions, evaluate things, and process information is the scale. When we have no opinion on something, the scale is empty, like so: Learning about something is a process of collecting evidence, and Read More
It appears that in one of the final round of edits, I deleted my favorite bullet point from the book, in the chapter on self-control. I’ll put it in the paperback version, but in the meantime: Compared to people who stick with the salad, those who repeatedly eat the brownies severely undervalue their future self in the skinny jeans. Compared Read More
In the interest of transparency, and because I think it’s important to be honest about these kinds of things: Depression is a bitch. Life is hard. You never know what’s going on in other people’s lives. You are not alone.
"Do you believe in luck?" is a polarizing question. It is a fact about the world's randomness or just an excuse? Things beyond our control do exist, and unlucky outcomes often unknowingly influence our behavior in self-defeating ways. How can we best act despite the world's randomness?
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