It's very common that each and every one of us makes mistakes, what the author, Rolf Dobelli says, experts call as cognitive errors.
Some of these errors are:
Although this book may not hold the key to happiness, at the very least it acts as insurance against too much unhappiness.
This bias or error is about how one can systematically overestimate their chances of success. The probability of your start up being successful, of you becoming a royalty winning writer or becoming the next Led Zeppelin are next to zero, and yet, we ignore it. The reason we ignore it is the success stories that we hear about. Let's say , we hear of one Soldier who made it out of the war, a hero, and alive, and we assume that war is safe.
In short , the intent to seek relation between every choice and corresponding results is erroneous as we maybe making wrong assumptions
We tend to try to see patterns where none exist
There are lot of stuff in which we may think there is a pattern but more often than not theu are just conicidental.
Humans are oversensitive to patterns
When you think you have a pattern, consider it luck and the analyse it or have it analysed through and expert. Try to disprove it.
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