Tag: philosphy

Bias booby-traps

A quick crash course on how to save yourself from your own worst enemy, yourself!

On occasion, it seems, our brains are fighting against us, rather than for us. This was first noticed by Plato, the famous Greek philosopher, who would very often get frustrated by his fellow Greeks, who acted mostly on impulse. He prompted them to examine their own lives, to think for themselves and be less trapped by doxa ā€“ the Greek word for common sense or popular opinion. Today...

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