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godfathers: My godfather's certificate of achievement (USSR). He is now almost 90 and still works every day.
godfathers: My godfather's certificate of achievement (USSR). He is now almost 90 and still works every day.

My godfather's certificate of achievement (USSR). He is now almost 90 and still works every day.

godfathers: Return of the King just beat out all other “Best Picture” winner including Both Godfathers as Greatest of all Time.
godfathers: Return of the King just beat out all other “Best Picture” winner including Both Godfathers as Greatest of all Time.

Return of the King just beat out all other “Best Picture” winner including Both Godfathers as Greatest of all Time.

godfathers: CNN. YOUR BULLSHIT IS SHOWING. #WALKA WAY 1 CNN International @cnni 21m US President Trump says he's recommended Herman Cain, a former pizza executive who dropped his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination amid sexual harassment allegations, for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board /2Uim8L6 CNN Herman Cain From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Herman Cain (born December 13, 1945)1 is an American politician and author business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia 121314 He was a candidate for the 2012 US. Republican Party presidential nomination.21 Cain grew up in Georgia and graduated from Morehouse College in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.1S1 Cain pursued graduate studies at Purdue University and graduated with a Master of Science in Computer Science in 1971. while also working full-time for the U.S. Department of the Navy In 1977, he joined Pillsbury Company in Minneapolis where he later became vice president.181 During the 1980s, his success as a business executive at Burger King prompted Pillsbury Company to appoint him as chairman and CEO of Godfathers Pizza, in which capacity he served from 1986 to 1996 I9 Cain was chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Omaha Branch from 1989 to 1991 (10) He was deputy chairman, from 1992 to 1994, and chairman, from 1995 to 1996, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.[10] In 1995, Cain was appointed by Newt Gingrich to the Kemp Commission, 11 and was a senior economic adviser to the Bob Dole presidential campaign.1 Cain became the CEO of the National Restaurant Association,[131 in which he served as president and CEO from 1996 to 1999.(131 During the presidency of Bill Clinton, Cain publicly opposed the Clinton health care plan of 1993, about which he questioned the president at a town hall meeting14] Cain has served as a member of the board of directors of several companies, including Aquila, Inc., Nabisco, Whirlpool, Reader's Digest, and AGCO.19 CNN. YOUR BULLSHIT IS SHOWING. (AGAIN.)
godfathers: CNN. YOUR BULLSHIT IS SHOWING.
 #WALKA WAY
 1
 CNN International @cnni 21m
 US President Trump says he's recommended Herman Cain, a former pizza
 executive who dropped his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination
 amid sexual harassment allegations, for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board
 /2Uim8L6
 CNN
 Herman Cain
 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 Herman Cain (born December 13, 1945)1 is an American politician and author
 business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from
 Georgia 121314 He was a candidate for the 2012 US. Republican Party presidential
 nomination.21
 Cain grew up in Georgia and graduated from Morehouse College in 1967 with a
 Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.1S1 Cain pursued graduate studies at Purdue
 University and graduated with a Master of Science in Computer Science in 1971.
 while also working full-time for the U.S. Department of the Navy In 1977, he joined
 Pillsbury Company in Minneapolis where he later became vice president.181 During the
 1980s, his success as a business executive at Burger King prompted Pillsbury
 Company to appoint him as chairman and CEO of Godfathers Pizza, in which capacity
 he served from 1986 to 1996 I9
 Cain was chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Omaha Branch from
 1989 to 1991 (10) He was deputy chairman, from 1992 to 1994, and chairman, from
 1995 to 1996, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.[10] In 1995, Cain was
 appointed by Newt Gingrich to the Kemp Commission, 11 and was a senior economic
 adviser to the Bob Dole presidential campaign.1 Cain became the CEO of the
 National Restaurant Association,[131 in which he served as president and CEO from
 1996 to 1999.(131 During the presidency of Bill Clinton, Cain publicly opposed the
 Clinton health care plan of 1993, about which he questioned the president at a town
 hall meeting14] Cain has served as a member of the board of directors of several
 companies, including Aquila, Inc., Nabisco, Whirlpool, Reader's Digest, and AGCO.19
CNN. YOUR BULLSHIT IS SHOWING. (AGAIN.)

CNN. YOUR BULLSHIT IS SHOWING. (AGAIN.)

godfathers: Happy Birthday to one of the godfathers of hip-hop. Dr Dre turns 54 today.
godfathers: Happy Birthday to one of the godfathers of hip-hop. Dr Dre turns 54 today.

Happy Birthday to one of the godfathers of hip-hop. Dr Dre turns 54 today.

godfathers: PRESIDENT TRUMP? |bestowing his name on build- | New Yorker murmured to BURTON'S "RUDE THOUGHTS" ings (Trump Tower, Trump doormen in the royal uniforms governor of New York and palace guard another developer. "He telling people he wants to be Around the time that Irangate Castle) and attiring his intruded on George Bush's presidential reveries, tycoon of the Queen of England's Donald Trump was basking on Fortune magazine's cover- "America's best-known Republican party $7 million," the Russians." developer" and supposedly a friend of the 40-year-old mulling over his most high profile plan since he began Richard Burton's widow president of the United States.|Sally, has warned He believes he could negoti-his notebooks, the basis Donald has offered the ate an arms agreement withof a planned biography often very rude." A portion of the collection that we've obtained I don't want to talk about it," said Trump, asked if he is offering the Republicans|suggests that Mrs. Burton cash. Remarking that the Fortune report on him was Ow did not exaggerate the largest-selling issue they've ever had""It's way too early to tell, but I believe our northeast distributor did tell a Trump executive who had called for 200 copiesdescription," Burton wrote that he had never seen a Her predecessor, Eliza beth Taylor, is portrayed for instance, "overeating kippers." After pigging out, the Divine Liz gave her beloved "a graphic vatie magazine sell so quickly allowed a Fortune spokes man-the developer insisted that he has "absolutely no political ambitions. It's simply Imean that others have ambitions for him. "A lot of people of the particular joy of only person, certainly tell you-not anybody their repeating. She is the Ona the only woman, who will just me-details of the internal workings her body. She knows it appalls me, which is wh perversely she enjoys people in the party, people generally- have asked me to run for the Republican nomination for president and for governor. A lot of things have happened," he elabo- rated. "I'm saying we've no choice but an arms accord with the Soviets telling me Of Maureen Stapleto Burton remarked, "It ery sad that she pho graphs like a sack of potatoes MASONIC GODFATHERS Here's one for conspiracV President Trump? Found in a March 1987 Penthouse Magazine article
godfathers: PRESIDENT TRUMP? |bestowing his name on build- | New Yorker murmured to
 BURTON'S "RUDE
 THOUGHTS"
 ings (Trump Tower, Trump
 doormen in the royal uniforms governor of New York and
 palace guard
 another developer. "He
 telling people he wants to be
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 intruded on George Bush's
 presidential reveries, tycoon of the Queen of England's
 Donald Trump was basking
 on Fortune magazine's
 cover- "America's best-known Republican party $7 million," the Russians."
 developer" and supposedly a friend of the 40-year-old
 mulling over his most high
 profile plan since he began
 Richard Burton's widow
 president of the United States.|Sally, has warned
 He believes he could negoti-his
 notebooks, the basis
 Donald has offered the
 ate an arms agreement withof a planned biography
 often very rude." A
 portion of the collection
 that we've obtained
 I don't want to talk about
 it," said Trump, asked if
 he is offering the Republicans|suggests that Mrs. Burton
 cash. Remarking that the
 Fortune report on him was
 Ow
 did not exaggerate
 the largest-selling issue
 they've ever had""It's way
 too early to tell, but I believe
 our northeast distributor
 did tell a Trump executive
 who had called for 200 copiesdescription," Burton wrote
 that he had never seen a
 Her predecessor, Eliza
 beth Taylor, is portrayed
 for instance, "overeating
 kippers." After pigging
 out, the Divine Liz gave her
 beloved "a graphic
 vatie
 magazine sell so quickly
 allowed a Fortune spokes
 man-the developer insisted
 that he has "absolutely no
 political ambitions. It's simply Imean
 that others have ambitions
 for him. "A lot of people
 of the particular joy of
 only person, certainly
 tell you-not anybody
 their repeating. She is the
 Ona
 the only woman, who will
 just me-details
 of the internal workings
 her body. She knows it
 appalls me, which is wh
 perversely she enjoys
 people in the party, people
 generally- have asked me to
 run for the Republican
 nomination for president and
 for governor. A lot of things
 have happened," he elabo-
 rated. "I'm saying we've
 no choice but an arms accord
 with the Soviets
 telling me
 Of Maureen Stapleto
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 ery sad that she pho
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 GODFATHERS
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President Trump? Found in a March 1987 Penthouse Magazine article

President Trump? Found in a March 1987 Penthouse Magazine article

godfathers: We are John Sipher, a former station chief for the C.I.A., and Adam Ellick, director of a NY Times Opinion film "Operation Infektion" about Russian disinformation and how those tactics are now being used in the U.S. Ask Us Anything! DIRECTOR/CRE submitted 6 hours ago by thenewyorktimes points 5 hours ago USA is often meddling in other countries elections, while supporting either pro-government or opposition groups overtly or covertly Why is it a problem when other countries reciprocate in the same way? This is not about Russia or at least not only about Russia permalink embed save report REPLY [S] 4 points 5 hours ago Adam: I'm glad you asked this question but I must say that I firmly disagree with you. Of course America has meddled in many other nations, but you should really watch the start of Episode 2, where we take this rubbish argument head-on. First, the Soviets and now the Russians are the indisputable masters and Godfathers of Active Measures, in scale, size and professionalism. By comparison, we are pathetic. There are reasons for this, of course. When you run a dictatorship without checks and balances, you are free to launch disinformation at will without any public accountability. When the United States does try to change hearts and minds, like we did some years ago with propaganda videos targeting the Muslim world, they started with a blatant message disclosing that this is a message from the U.S. government. The Russians must have laughing when they saw that kind of absurd transparency. Hey viewer, you hate us and don't trust us, but here comes a message from us!! Secondly, I understand our historical record of meddling. I lived and reported in Pakistan, where the U.S. has meddled since the nation was founded in 1947. I also lived in Indonesia, where our government meddled in the 1960s. Despite these unpleasant historical truths, we do have accountability with commissions, internal investigations and documentation like the 911 report. Sure, these have flaws, but compared to Russia, which operates without even an ounce of historical credibility, we're doing okay Lastly, even if you disagree with all that, if your nation is under attack, should you just sit back and take it simply because you once waged similar (but far worse) attacks? permalink embed save parent report REPLY ↑ [-] 【 IMA. [S] 5 points 5 hours ago John: I just wrote an article on this. Keep an eye on Politico. It should come out soon. The basic point is that it is critical who does it. Soldiers kill. It is a horrible thing. However, we can understand the difference between what our soldiers do and those of our enemies. Our intelligence services follow US law and are under serious oversight. We make mistakes but operate on behalf of a democratic system that constantly seeks to fix itself. Also, re: the question - - the US does not "often" meddle in foreign elections. It is rare. It was done more often in the 50s and 60s but we have learned from that and it is not something that is done often - certainly not against democratic states. So, I guess my main point is that foreign affai support the U.S. and our democratic allies over Russia. There is no oversight or limits on Putin (to include from the ot for the faint of heart. We have to pick the side we ort. I ectorat permalink embed save parent report REPLY 0 points an hour ago Barrack Obama himself WI power of US governme nflu UK t ag nst That is me ing with free choi Bri permalink embed save parent report REPLY artorat
godfathers: We are John Sipher, a former station chief for the C.I.A., and Adam Ellick, director of a NY Times Opinion film "Operation Infektion"
 about Russian disinformation and how those tactics are now being used in the U.S. Ask Us Anything!
 DIRECTOR/CRE submitted 6 hours ago by thenewyorktimes
 points 5 hours ago
 USA is often meddling in other countries elections, while supporting either pro-government or opposition groups
 overtly or covertly
 Why is it a problem when other countries reciprocate in the same way?
 This is not about Russia or at least not only about Russia
 permalink embed save report REPLY
 [S] 4 points 5 hours ago
 Adam: I'm glad you asked this question but I must say that I firmly disagree with you. Of course America has
 meddled in many other nations, but you should really watch the start of Episode 2, where we take this rubbish
 argument head-on.
 First, the Soviets and now the Russians are the indisputable masters and Godfathers of Active Measures, in scale, size
 and professionalism. By comparison, we are pathetic. There are reasons for this, of course. When you run a
 dictatorship without checks and balances, you are free to launch disinformation at will without any public
 accountability. When the United States does try to change hearts and minds, like we did some years ago with
 propaganda videos targeting the Muslim world, they started with a blatant message disclosing that this is a message
 from the U.S. government. The Russians must have laughing when they saw that kind of absurd transparency. Hey
 viewer, you hate us and don't trust us, but here comes a message from us!!
 Secondly, I understand our historical record of meddling. I lived and reported in Pakistan, where the U.S. has meddled
 since the nation was founded in 1947. I also lived in Indonesia, where our government meddled in the 1960s. Despite
 these unpleasant historical truths, we do have accountability with commissions, internal investigations and
 documentation like the 911 report. Sure, these have flaws, but compared to Russia, which operates without even an
 ounce of historical credibility, we're doing okay
 Lastly, even if you disagree with all that, if your nation is under attack, should you just sit back and take it simply
 because you once waged similar (but far worse) attacks?
 permalink embed save parent report REPLY
 ↑ [-] 【 IMA.
 [S] 5 points 5 hours ago
 John: I just wrote an article on this. Keep an eye on Politico. It should come out soon. The basic point is that it is
 critical who does it. Soldiers kill. It is a horrible thing. However, we can understand the difference between what our
 soldiers do and those of our enemies. Our intelligence services follow US law and are under serious oversight. We
 make mistakes but operate on behalf of a democratic system that constantly seeks to fix itself. Also, re: the question -
 - the US does not "often" meddle in foreign elections. It is rare. It was done more often in the 50s and 60s but we
 have learned from that and it is not something that is done often - certainly not against democratic states. So, I
 guess my main point is that foreign affai
 support the U.S. and our democratic allies over Russia. There is no oversight or limits on Putin (to include from the
 ot for the faint of heart. We have to pick the side we
 ort. I
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 0 points an hour ago
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godfathers: AP Photo/John Locher) AMERICANS WILL PREVAIL: A Man Carries the Flag Over the Remnants of His Godfather's Home in Redding, CA
godfathers: AP
 Photo/John
 Locher)
AMERICANS WILL PREVAIL: A Man Carries the Flag Over the Remnants of His Godfather's Home in Redding, CA

AMERICANS WILL PREVAIL: A Man Carries the Flag Over the Remnants of His Godfather's Home in Redding, CA

godfathers: (AP Photo/John Locher) A man carries a flag to plant at the charred remnants of his godfather's home in Redding, California.
godfathers: (AP
 Photo/John
 Locher)
A man carries a flag to plant at the charred remnants of his godfather's home in Redding, California.

A man carries a flag to plant at the charred remnants of his godfather's home in Redding, California.

godfathers: availability heuristic curse of anchoring sunk cost fallacy KNOW THYSELF Once you understand something you presume The first thing you judge influences your judgment of all that follows cos How recent, emotionaly powerful or unuaual your memories are can make them seem more relevant. This, in turr can cause you to apply we've tivested our time, money remember why they didnt We build complex networks of understanding Be especially mindful of this bias durtng financial negotiations such as houses, cars and salaries. The initial price offered is proven to When teaching someone something new, go slow and xpiain like they're ten years old (without being patronizing). Repeat key points and facilitate active practice to help embed knoledge would I still do so now? What would I counsel a to do if they were in dunning-kruger effect self-serving on supports your existing beliefs, You beieve your failures are due to external We are primed to see and agree with ideas that fit our preconceptions and to ignore and dismiss information that conficts with them Think of your ideas and bellefs as software youre actively trytng to find problerns with rather than things to be defended The first principle is that you must not fool yoursel-and you are the easiest person to fool Because eperts know just how much they dont know, they tend to when you have only a simple idea of how things are The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are so certalin of themselves, yet wiser people so full of doubts It's drticult for us to set aside our eisting beliefs to consider the tue merits of an argument Ih practice this means that our ideas become Many of us enjoy unearned privileges, luck and advantages that others do not It's easy to tell ourselves that we deserve these things, whilst blaming ciroumstance when things dont go our way When judging others, be mindful of how this bias interacts with the just-world hypothesis, fundamental attribution error We tend to automatically defend our ideas without ever really barnum effect groupthink When your core beliefs are cha you to believe even more strongly We can experience being wiong about some ideas as an attack upon our very setves, or our tribal identity. This can lead to motvated reasoning which causes us to double-down despite disconfrming evidence Tt air't what you donit know that gets you tnto trouble. t's what you know for sure that just aintt so see personal specifics in You let the social dynamics of a group si override the best outcomes. Dissent can be uncomfortable and dangerous to one's social standing. and so often the most contident or frst voice wil determine to take nebulaus statements and nd ways to nterpret them so that thay seem specitic and personal Psychics, astrologers and others use this bias to make it seem like theyre telling you something relevant. Considar how things might be interpreted to apply to anyone, not just you The pain of loss and hurt are feit more keenty and persistently than the fleetng gratification of pleasant things We are primed for survival and our aversion to pain can distort aur udgment for a modem world Pro-and-con lists, as well as thinking in terms of probabilities Rather than openly contradicting others, seek to facilitate fundamental attribution error declinism framing effect halo effect optimism bias pessimism bias as better than it was, You overestimate the likelihood of You overestimate the likelihood of are, influences your other judgments of them. expect the future to be worse than it will likely be. Despite lng ri the most peaceful and prosperous tme n history. many people believe things are getting worse. The 24 hour news cyde, with its reporting of overtly negative and violent events, may on we want to be There can be benefits to a positive attitude, but it's unwise to allow We all like to think that we think independently, but the tuth is thatal of us are, in fact, influenced by delivery, framing and subtle cues This is why the ad industry is a thing despite almost everyone r you havenit had a good night's sleep. you know why youre being a bit slow; but if you observe someone else being low you don't have such knowedge and so might presume them to just be a slow person. It's not only kind to view others' sttuations with charity, it's more objective too. Be mindful to also err on the side of taktng personal Pessimism is often a defense mechanism agarst dsappontment or it can be the result of depression and antety disorders or judgments are associative and automatic, and so This is especialy important in a professional setting. If you notice that you're giving consistently high or low marks across the board it's worth considering that your judgment may be suffering from the halo effect. I you make rational realistic judgments youll have a lot more to good happens, youll probably feel pessmistic about it anyway Instead of relying on nostalgic impressions of how great things used to be, use measurable metrics such as life expectancy, levels of crime Only when we have the intellectual hurnflity to accept the fact that we can be manipulated, can we hope to limit how much we are. Try to be mindful of how in-group bias placebo effect reactance spotlight effect to If you believe you're taking medicine it can You'd rather do the you look and act. Most people are much more concemed about themseives than they are about you Absent overt prejudices, people generally want to be and an We presune that we're fair and impartial, but the truth is that we automatically favor those who are most lke us or belong to A worldinwhich people donit ahways get what they deserve, hard work doesnt always pay off, and injustice happens is an uncomfortable one that threatens our preferred narrative. However, it is also the realty A more just world requtres Remember that everyone has their own life story, we're all fallible. and bad things happen to good people. The placebo effect can wark for stuff that our mind inftuences (such as paird but not so much for trings evusesor brcken bones Homeopathy, acupuncture, and many other forms of natural medicine have been proven to be no more effective than placebo. When we feel our liberty is beingconstrained aur inclination is to resist eoperience a kind of shock and mental paralysis that distracts us from a sense of personal responsbaty. The probiem is that everyone can Try to tmagtne yourself in the position of those tn out-groups; whilst worrying about how and bank balance by using there's an emergency situation, presume to be the one who wil help or call for help Be the change you want to see in the world you make others feel. They 'll remember this much more, and you make the world a better place 24 cognitive biases stuffing up your thinking Cognitive biases make our judgments irrational. We have evolved to use shortcuts in our thinking, which are often useful, but a cognitive bias means there's a kind of misfiring going on causing us to lose objectivity. This poster has been designed to help you identify some of the most common biases and how to avoid falling victim to them. Help people become aware of their biases generally by sharing the website yourbias.is or more specifically e.g. yourbias.is/confirmation-bias ⓘ困 pu li d ur der a C eat e Commons B C ovo is a t forence to Mich Dicense2017 by Jesse Rid ard on You are f ee to print a d edistribute this a two mert nywh tha b that you reproducst t so that others may o bi sen D are alke To laam more about biases y ol Kahneman and Amos Ters y are pictured alongside the hr stian God above This poster non r ng p ws should d the bools Thinking. Fast and Slow and You Are Not So Smart Tho llustration a lange os craation of Adam which many bel g dapi tod the hur an bar in God's surrounding decoration T าล godfathers of tesearch into cogit Download this poster at www.yourbias.is The Guide to Conservative Fallacies.
godfathers: availability
 heuristic
 curse of
 anchoring
 sunk cost fallacy
 KNOW THYSELF
 Once you understand something you presume
 The first thing you judge influences your
 judgment of all that follows
 cos
 How recent, emotionaly powerful or unuaual your memories are can
 make them seem more relevant. This, in turr can cause you to apply
 we've tivested our time, money
 remember why they didnt We build complex networks of understanding
 Be especially mindful of this bias durtng financial negotiations such
 as houses, cars and salaries. The initial price offered is proven to
 When teaching someone something new, go slow and xpiain like
 they're ten years old (without being patronizing). Repeat key points
 and facilitate active practice to help embed knoledge
 would I still do so now? What would I counsel a
 to do if they were in
 dunning-kruger
 effect
 self-serving
 on supports your existing beliefs,
 You beieve your failures are due to external
 We are primed to see and agree with ideas that fit our preconceptions
 and to ignore and dismiss information that conficts with them
 Think of your ideas and bellefs as software youre actively trytng to
 find problerns with rather than things to be defended
 The first principle is that you must not fool yoursel-and you are
 the easiest person to fool
 Because eperts know just how much they dont know, they tend
 to
 when you have only a simple idea of how things are
 The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are
 so certalin of themselves, yet wiser people so full of doubts
 It's drticult for us to set aside our eisting beliefs to consider the tue
 merits of an argument Ih practice this means that our ideas become
 Many of us enjoy unearned privileges, luck and advantages that
 others do not It's easy to tell ourselves that we deserve these things,
 whilst blaming ciroumstance when things dont go our way
 When judging others, be mindful of how this bias interacts
 with the just-world hypothesis, fundamental attribution error
 We tend to automatically defend our ideas without ever really
 barnum effect
 groupthink
 When your core beliefs are cha
 you to believe even more strongly
 We can experience being wiong about some ideas as an attack upon our
 very setves, or our tribal identity. This can lead to motvated reasoning
 which causes us to double-down despite disconfrming evidence
 Tt air't what you donit know that gets you tnto trouble. t's what you
 know for sure that just aintt so
 see personal specifics in
 You let the social dynamics of a group si
 override the best outcomes.
 Dissent can be uncomfortable and dangerous to one's social standing.
 and so often the most contident or frst voice wil determine
 to take nebulaus statements and nd ways to nterpret them so that
 thay seem specitic and personal
 Psychics, astrologers and others use this bias to make it seem like
 theyre telling you something relevant. Considar how things might
 be interpreted to apply to anyone, not just you
 The pain of loss and hurt are feit more keenty and persistently than the
 fleetng gratification of pleasant things We are primed for survival and
 our aversion to pain can distort aur udgment for a modem world
 Pro-and-con lists, as well as thinking in terms of probabilities
 Rather than openly contradicting others, seek to facilitate
 fundamental
 attribution error
 declinism
 framing effect
 halo effect
 optimism bias
 pessimism bias
 as better than it was,
 You overestimate the likelihood of
 You overestimate the likelihood of
 are, influences your other judgments of them.
 expect the future to be worse than it will likely be.
 Despite lng ri the most peaceful and prosperous tme n history.
 many people believe things are getting worse. The 24 hour news
 cyde, with its reporting of overtly negative and violent events, may
 on
 we want to be
 There can be benefits to a positive attitude, but it's unwise to allow
 We all like to think that we think independently, but the tuth is thatal
 of us are, in fact, influenced by delivery, framing and subtle cues
 This is why the ad industry is a thing despite almost everyone
 r you havenit had a good night's sleep. you know why youre being a
 bit slow; but if you observe someone else being low you don't have
 such knowedge and so might presume them to just be a slow person.
 It's not only kind to view others' sttuations with charity, it's more
 objective too. Be mindful to also err on the side of taktng personal
 Pessimism is often a defense mechanism agarst dsappontment or it
 can be the result of depression and antety disorders
 or judgments are associative and automatic, and so
 This is especialy important in a professional setting.
 If you notice that you're giving consistently high or low marks
 across the board it's worth considering that your judgment may
 be suffering from the halo effect.
 I you make rational realistic judgments youll have a lot more to
 good happens, youll probably feel pessmistic about it anyway
 Instead of relying on nostalgic impressions of how great things used
 to be, use measurable metrics such as life expectancy, levels of crime
 Only when we have the intellectual hurnflity to accept the fact that
 we can be manipulated, can we hope to limit how much we are.
 Try to be mindful of how
 in-group bias
 placebo effect
 reactance
 spotlight effect
 to
 If you believe you're taking medicine it can
 You'd rather do the
 you look and act.
 Most people are much more concemed about themseives than they are
 about you Absent overt prejudices, people generally want to be and
 an
 We presune that we're fair and impartial, but the truth is that
 we automatically favor those who are most lke us or belong to
 A worldinwhich people donit ahways get what they deserve, hard work
 doesnt always pay off, and injustice happens is an uncomfortable one
 that threatens our preferred narrative. However, it is also the realty
 A more just world requtres
 Remember that everyone has their own life story, we're all fallible.
 and bad things happen to good people.
 The placebo effect can wark for stuff that our mind inftuences (such as
 paird but not so much for trings evusesor brcken bones
 Homeopathy, acupuncture, and many other forms of natural
 medicine have been proven to be no more effective than placebo.
 When we feel our liberty is beingconstrained aur inclination is to resist
 eoperience a kind of shock and mental paralysis that distracts us from
 a sense of personal responsbaty. The probiem is that everyone can
 Try to tmagtne yourself in the position of those tn out-groups; whilst
 worrying about how
 and bank balance by using
 there's an emergency situation, presume to be the one who wil
 help or call for help Be the change you want to see in the world
 you make others feel. They 'll remember this much more, and you
 make the world a better place
 24 cognitive biases stuffing up your thinking
 Cognitive biases make our judgments irrational. We have evolved to use shortcuts in our thinking, which are often useful, but a cognitive bias means there's a kind of misfiring going on causing us to lose objectivity. This poster has been designed to help you identify some of the most
 common biases and how to avoid falling victim to them. Help people become aware of their biases generally by sharing the website yourbias.is or more specifically e.g. yourbias.is/confirmation-bias
 ⓘ困
 pu li
 d ur der a C eat e Commons B
 C
 ovo is a t forence to Mich
 Dicense2017 by Jesse Rid ard on You are f ee to print a d edistribute this a two
 mert nywh
 tha b
 that you reproducst
 t
 so that others may
 o bi sen D
 are alke To laam more about biases y
 ol Kahneman and Amos Ters y are pictured alongside the hr stian God above
 This poster
 non
 r
 ng p ws
 should d
 the bools Thinking. Fast and Slow and You Are Not So Smart
 Tho llustration a
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The Guide to Conservative Fallacies.

The Guide to Conservative Fallacies.