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Our brains are always looking for shortcuts. One way to frame this is we humans are pretty silly. Plenty of experiments demonstrate this. The Milgram experiment showed that 2/3's of us will blindly follow the orders of an authority figure. Even when that authority figure is telling us to physically harm another human. 2/3's of people gave another guy a "shock," even while he was begging them to stop, simply because the authority said it was OK. The shocks were fake, and the experiment was only to see how many would actually give a dude a shock. They thought i
https://loopvids.s3.amazonaws.com/Dec12Post.mp4 Sun Tzu said if you know your enemy like yourself, 1000 battles will get you 1000 victories. This, however, has an idea built inside of it. And that is the idea of knowing yourself. Most people don't. Most of us have tons of biases. These biases are not bad. Nobody is broken. Perhaps it's a leftover instinct from the harsh days of hunters and gatherers. Back then, it would be a benefit to externalize a lot. Since our environment was animals that were trying to kill us, and that we were trying to k