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Naive Realism – The Human Curse

  • Naïve realism: the intuitive sense that we see the world out there as it actually is, rather than as it appears from our own perspective. 
  • When other people don’t share your views, the all-too-common sentiment that comes straight from naïve realism is “I’m right and you’re biased.” 
  • Disengagement can come anytime there is a distance between two minds that needs to be bridged. 
  • Minds are inferred rather than observed. They exist only as a theory each of us uses to explain both our own and other people’s behaviour.

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Mindwise Book Summary explores why we see human motivations in inanimate objects, why we fight others and why we are strangers to ourselves. If you’re interested in human behaviour and why people separate others into groups, this is the book for you.

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