The Opposite Of Right Bad Decisions Book 1 -

why smart people defend bad ideas scott berkun - first published april 2005 we all know someone who s intelligent but who occasionally defends obviously bad ideas why does this happen how can smart people take up positions that defy any reasonable logic, what makes your brain happy and why you should do the - this book reveals a remarkable paradox what your brain wants is frequently not what your brain needs in fact much of what makes our brains happy leads to errors biases and distortions which make getting out of our own way extremely difficult, bad science quacks hacks and big pharma flacks - bad science quacks hacks and big pharma flacks ben goldacre on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers have you ever wondered how one day the media can assert that alcohol is bad for us and the next unashamedly run a story touting the benefits of daily alcohol consumption or how a drug that is pulled off the market for causing heart attacks ever got approved in the first place, the paradox of choice wikipedia - the paradox of choice why more is less is a 2004 book by american psychologist barry schwartz in the book schwartz argues that eliminating consumer choices can greatly reduce anxiety for shoppers autonomy and freedom of choice are critical to our well being and choice is critical to freedom and autonomy nonetheless though modern americans have more choice than any group of people ever, debunking the milk myth why milk is bad for you and your - i have good experiance with milk i would say raw milk is better than pasterized or homogenized when i was a kid i used to get fresh milk from farmers, bad feminist by roxane gay goodreads share book - bad feminist has 60 927 ratings and 6 745 reviews pink is my favorite color i used to say my favorite color was black to be cool but it is pink all sh, overcoming serious indecisiveness home ubalt edu - decisions are the heart of success and at times there are critical moments when they can be difficult perplexing and nerve racking this side provides useful and practical guidance for making efficient and effective decisions in both public and private life, the obama presidency narcissism and bad decisions - bad ideas bad decisions and poor judgment one good example can be found here intervention in syria is a very bad idea syria is turning out to be a sort of spanish civil war of our age with hezbollah and iran playing the role of fascist italy and germany and the islamic nations and jihadists that of stalin s russia as the moderates disappear and the messy conflict becomes a proxy war for, aristotle logic internet encyclopedia of philosophy - aristotle logic aristotelian logic after a great and early triumph consolidated its position of influence to rule over the philosophical world throughout the middle ages up until the 19 th century all that changed in a hurry when modern logicians embraced a new kind of mathematical logic and pushed out what they regarded as the antiquated and clunky method of syllogisms, the definitive guide to doing the opposite - intermediate example conclusions as you can see from above doing the opposite is going to save you a lot of hassle in life you re not going to respond to ridiculous drunk messages from that one really cool guy at 2 in the morning every saturday, right is the new left slate star codex - my first reaction to this post was wow what a bad reason to change your attitudes my reaction upon reflection was to notice that i was a leftish neoliberal in my conservative bible belt high school and in my left wing liberal arts college i became more libertarian but also more culturally radical so no one could confuse me for one of those lew rockwell type conservative libertarians, the real hack is in the doing addicted2success com - your beliefs change too i told my coaching client that his beliefs would change too what he believes right now will change in the future this will shape his creative side and his content most of all, rules and decisions usga - the usga promotes and conserves the true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions it acts in the best interests of the game for the continued enjoyment of those who love and play it, 5 tips for making a bad pun fairtilizer the name inspector - this is hilarious that someone can select such a bad name i wouldn t put a dime into a business like that because if they make such a bad decision with their name imagine what else they are making poor decisions on, is linear thinking bad andy eklund - it s easy to understand why someone might think linear thinking is bad but in truth neither linear nor lateral thinking are the right approach to every solution, euthanasia living wills right to die journal quotations - a ags ethics committee physician assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia journal of american geriatrics society may 1995 43 5 579 580