Field Note #137. On "Clear Thinking"

Source: Rolf Dobelli, The Art of Thinking Clearly, trans. N. Griffin (2013)

The Context.

Via Negativa.

"If we could learn to recognize and evade the biggest errors in thinking--in our private lives, at work, or in government--we might experience a leap in prosperity.  We need no extra cunning, no new ideas, no unnecessary gadgets, no frantic hyperactivity--all we need is less irrationality." (p. xviii)

Within Dobelli's compendium of 99 systematic cognitive errors (many of which are tightly related), the 10 that I fancied most for one reason or another are presented in the attachment.  Worthy of further reflection as we head into the weekend...

The Map.

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