Tag Archives: Charles Darwin

Darwin’s Golden Rule

I really like this approach, by the great author of the Theory of Evolution Charles Darwin (1809-1892), for overcoming Confirmation Bias, our tendency to cherry pick data or information that supports our pre-existing ideas and prejudices and ignore or conveniently … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin’s Cross-Paths

I am always amazed how much Darwin’s theory of evolution is now so central to biology; without it nothing really makes much sense. I am reading Eric Beinhocker’s marvelous extension of evolutionary theory to economics, ‘The Origins of Wealth‘. Yet, … Continue reading

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The Extension of Sympathy: Charles Darwin (1809-1882)

‘As man advances in civilization, and small tribes are united into larger communities, the simplest reason would tell each individual that he ought to extend his social instincts and sympathies to all the members of the same nations, though personally … Continue reading

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