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March 04 2010

Human rationality is bounded, and even really, really smart people must necessarily fall far short of mastering the complexities of a lot of the things we do, as engineers, as business people, and as ordinary human beings.
Habitat Chronicles: Smart people can rationalize anything
Reposted bysushimako sushimako

October 23 2008

Humans who behave purely rationally are brain-damaged. Patients who have suffered injury to the areas in the brain that control emotion, but who retain their intellectual abilities, end up acting in socially aberrant ways. ...

Free and equal people never existed. Humans started out as interdependent, bonded, and unequal.
Why humans are so quick to take offense – Slate Magazine
Reposted bybrightbyte brightbyte
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