The balance between embracing and managing apophenia - Deepstash

The balance between embracing and managing apophenia

Apophenia can help you think more creatively, but big decisions should be made only when the facts are clear.

To avoid the pitfalls of apophenia:

  • Pay attention to any biased assumptions you make when faced with false patterns.
  • Work on accepting that not everything happens for a reason. You are more likely to be successful by making rational decisions based on available evidence.
  • Compare the so-called "signs" from the universe with your research.

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