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Most Limits Exist Only In Our Minds

This article was originally published by Adam Taggart at PeakProsperity.com Roger Bannister died last week. Even if you don’t recognize his name, you’re aware of his legacy: he was the first human to run a mile in under 4 minutes. It was a mind-blowing feat. Ever since the Ancient Greeks set their sights on attaining […]

Every Single Cognitive Bias In One Infographic

The human brain is capable of incredible things, but it’s also extremely flawed at times. Science has shown that we tend to make all sorts of mental mistakes, called “cognitive biases”, that can affect both our thinking and actions. These biases, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins points out, can lead to us extrapolating information from […]

People Ignore Facts That Contradict Their False Beliefs

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The more people there are who ignore facts that contradict their beliefs, the likelier a dictatorship will emerge within a given country. Here is how aristocracies, throughout the Ages, have controlled the masses, by taking advantage of this widespread tendency people have, to ignore contrary facts: What social scientists call “confirmation bias” […]

Paul Craig Roberts: ‘Sauron’ Rules In Washington

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, “The problem is that the world has listened to Americans for far too bloody long.” – Dr. Julian Osborne, from the 2000 film version of Nevil Shute’s 1957 book, On the Beach A reader asked why neoconservatives push toward nuclear war when there can be no winners. If all die, what […]

“You Are Here”

In case you wondered… You Are Here… Valuation?   And here… Sentiment?   And here… Cognitive Dissonance?   And finally… no it's not a 'new economy' or 'different this time'…

TRUMPED: Understanding Cognitive Biases in the Markets

As investors and traders, if we want to be good at what we do, we need to be objective.  We can’t get emotional.  We all know this, but – it’s not easy!  Humans are emotional creatures and that’s why we trade algorithmic systems.  We want to make money, and not have huge losses.  The best […]

The Election Unleashed A “Cognitive Dissonance Cluster Bomb”

Earlier this week CNN.com listed 24 different theories that pundits have provided for why Trump won. And the list isn’t even complete, we’ve heard other explanations as well. What does it tell you when there are 24 different explanations for a thing? As Dilbert Creator Scott Adams explains, it tells you that someone just dropped […]

Chris Hedges: Resistance and Faith, Faith and Unbelief – Prague Spring 1968

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / by Jesse / 08 June 2012 “Each time a man stands for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other […]