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The Reasons Why We Do Irrational Things

The Reasons Why We Do Irrational Things

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Irrational Humans: Introduction

Irrational thoughts enter our brains and affect our actions more often than we’d like to admit. From the sugary donut you regretted before taking your first bite, to getting upset with others for making the same mistakes you do — irrationality comes in many forms and seems to carry plenty of draw...

Primitive Minds

  • Human beings are not logical, we are storytellers most interested in emotional comfort and safety.
  • We can convince ourselves and justify anything.
  • This is partly because our brains haven’t had a significant upgrade for millions of years.
  • On top of that, the human brai...

Irrationality And Innovation

  • While irrationality can sometimes trip us up, it can also fuel creativity and innovation.
  • Our irrational behaviours are associated with our desire to do something different. It can be considered an integral part of our survival and progression.
  • We may believe we are the smart...

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