Core Mental Models- Continued - Deepstash

Core Mental Models- Continued

  1. Thought experiments are powerful because they help us learn from our mistakes and avoid future ones. They let us take on the impossible, evaluate the potential consequences of our actions, and re-examine history to make better decisions. 
  2. Second-order thinking is thinking farther ahead and thinking holistically. It requires us to not only consider our actions and their immediate consequences, but the subsequent effects of those actions as well. 
  3. Probabilistic thinking is essentially trying to estimate, using some tools of math and logic, the likelihood of any specific outcome.

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