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Tags #intelligence, #aspirations, #relationships, #betterment, #warren buffett

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Asok: Warren Buffett says you should spent time with people who are better than you. Alice: Why would people who are better than me be dumb enough to spend time with me? Asok: Well... I assume you have to find people who are better than you, but not smart enough to avoid you. Because, obviously, you'd be bringing down the average of anyone who was better than you. Which reminds me, I need to cut this meeting short to keep my average up. Dilbert: Maybe we can continue the meeting without him. Alice: That would only be good for you. I need to find better people. Dilbert: The meeting went downhill from there. Dogbert: Can you wrap this up? You're bringing down my average.

Episode 71: How to Spot Cognitive Dissonance in the Media


Topics:


Whiteboard discussion – Pattern of Behavior
The “so” tell combined with an absurd absolute
Milton Erickson shoe on table example
Word salad
Triggers for cognitive dissonance
Examining Trump “animals” comment
“Fits a pattern” fallacy
Whack-a-mole persuasion
Primed by our preferences
Occam’s razor
Confirmation bias
20 year rule
Ego as a tool that doesn’t control you



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We Are Family

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We Are Family - Dilbert by Scott Adams

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Boss: I think of all of you as family. Wally: That's dumb. Boss: You'll never amount to anything. Wally: Mommy?

Stress Balls

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Catbert: I bought stress balls for everyone in the office. Dilbert: Gaaa!!! This ball is too hard to squeeze! It's stressing me out! How is this going to decrease my stress? Catbert: You're thinking of anti-stress balls.