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RATIONALITY IS SURVIVAL: Why belief in Santa Claus can be more rational than disbelief

RATIONALITY IS SURVIVAL: Why belief in Santa Claus can be more rational than disbelief; why we never know what is a priori rational. — Consider religious dietary laws. They may seem irrational to an observer who sees purpose in things and defines rationality in terms of what he can explain. Actually they will most certainly […]

Daniel Kahneman – A Bat and a Ball Cost $1.10

(Borrowing this post from another blog I collect my favorites into. Danny is just such a big part of the picture when it comes to the paradigm shift implied in NNT’s philosophy, plus, they’re good friends!) … the bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Daniel Kahneman KNOWS that […]