Monthly Archives: November 2015

Biases and Heuristics: Daniel Kahneman, Amos Tversky and Others

One of the key perspectives of this blog is that we need to get real about conflict situations and to do this we must know about blind spots in decision making, mostly because of the work of  collaborators Max Bazerman … Continue reading

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Conflict Humor: On Contradictions in the Conservative Line

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Disbelief as Belief: Peter Radford

There is a brilliant analysis from Peter Radford in Real World Economics, I post in full because of its importance: Are we at a point of true reflection on the right in politics? Here in the US we have the … Continue reading

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We Are All Doomed: Not

In response to a “we are all doomed” history is all war, conquest, slavery, power etc. hysterical on line posting I posted: History has largely been about trade. War is unsustainable and usually doesn’t last long, and the sustainable relations … Continue reading

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Button Pushing

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Republicans and Post-Modernism

Since I first read about it, I have always disliked Post-Modernism, which seems to me to be a late adolescent reaction to the failure of really radical politics, and its replacement by a “one narrative is as good as any … Continue reading

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War and Peace: Calvin and Hobbes

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