This is is gonna be devoted to encounters with and musings on the fallibility (that’s the polite word) of human reasoning. With a garnish of what to do about it.

a) the whys of how we are built to screw it up (evolutionary palimpsests etc, but also looking at the structures “we” have built that encourage us not to think)

b) the hows of how we screw it up (kinds of cognitive biases and how they show up in everyday and unusual circumstances)

c) what to do about b), since short of the whole Extropian guff, we are stuck with what we got…

Comments welcome, of course.


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