Tag Archives: beliefs

Don’t be defensive (be surprised)

(featured image credit: Henry Burrows CC BY) We should be pleased when what we observe contradicts what we believe to be true: wisdom arises when the unexpected happens We people are simple at heart. We are of course incredibly complex … Continue reading

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Bending your mind

(featured image credit: Emilio Garcia CC BY) Our beliefs are not always as solid and stable as we tend to, well, believe they are…. Our view of the world is shaped significantly by our beliefs. We believe that this, that … Continue reading

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Belief without value

Our beliefs often stand in the way of better decisions – because we value them too much The great economist John Maynard Keynes reportedly once said, ‘When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, Sir?’ As … Continue reading

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