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Search for evidence that disconfirms ideas and assumptions. Peter Bevelin’s aim is to put the reader on the path to multidisciplinary thinking and for me he greatly succeeds. What indicators wiadom I track? One of my personal highlights from the book was this paragraph p. Otherwise there is a risk that we will fool ourselves and according to Richard Feynman: An individual face and name will. Cultural evolution vs genetic evolution Cultural evolution is faster than genetic evolution since it allows much of what we learn to be passed on and combined with what others around us have learned.

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Describes all the big ideas from Newton, Ben Franklin, to Munger. Superb collection of practical wisdom.

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Create a negative emotion if you want to end a certain behavior. A very good book that I wish was still in print at a reasonable price. Open Preview See a Problem? Mar 06, Otis Chandler marked it as to-read.

Dec 03, Marcus rated it it was ok Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Can wisdom really be achieved? A favor or gift is more effective when it is personal, significant, and unexpected. Sedking book provides an insight into human behavior. One of the best books. Lists with This Book. What do you get when you apply not psychology, but mathematics to human choice?

It is a natural tendency to act on impulse – to use emotions before reason. A book worth re-reading every year. People don’t want to feel indebted. Just read Influence by Robert Cialdini http: In the labeling technique, people try to get us commited by first applying a label to our personality or values that is consistent with the behavior they want us to take.


People’s interests are not only financial. Jan 20, Olivier Goetgeluck rated it it was amazing. Past experiences are often context dependent. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. This automatic association to what worked in the past causes people to under-react to new condition and circumstances.

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger by Peter Bevelin

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Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger

A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes. Know how you will handle things when they go wrong. Being a professional data scientist, this is something to always remind myself of. In part three the author presents other situations where humans suffer from misjudgments, by taking examples from physics and mathematics and linking them to subjects as investing and business. Frequent near misses are like small reinforcements and make us want to try again and again.