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Risk- How should we make decisions when all relevant alternatives, consequences, and probabilities are known? This world requires statistical thinking. The think you would find spread on internet. "Write the pros and cons, weigh them and decide". our world is not of that kind. Our world is of

Uncertainty- How should we make decisions when NOT all relevant alternatives, consequences, and probabilities are known? This world requires smart rule of thumb (heuristics) and intuition. You can't have statistical thinking while deciding your spuse or like that. We don't know all the probabilities.

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Maybe that isn't a lol, right? Yes it isn't. But what if I say that you are your own kidnapper.

 yes, we are all our own kidnappers. We have kidnapped ourselves from the life we actually want. For lame excuses such as, 'maybe that isn't stable or safe.' or 'I didn't think there was a better option'. You tell yourself that boy, this is a good job! even though you feel like it is not. Your gut has 200 million neurons there equivalent to a dog's or cat's brain. It knows something you don't.

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