40 Key Concepts to Improve Your Understanding of the World.

The following is a Twitter thread. Original source: https://twitter.com/G_S_Bhogal/status/1481766595911430156?t=BmJ7rK5dKnEw8mWUwD8r3g&s=19

ANCHORING
We make decisions based on arbitrary benchmarks (“anchors”). Someone is more likely to buy a car if a more expensive car (the anchor) is placed beside it. In this case the anchor gives the buyer the impression that the original car is a better deal than it actually is.

MAN IN THE CAR PARADOX
You imagine that if you owned a fancy car, people would admire you. But in reality people focus on the car, not on you, and think to themselves “Man, if I owned a car like that, people would admire me…”

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JK Rowling’s Written Essay Criticizing Trans-Activists is Worth Reading

Recently, JK Rowling stood up against an overly aggressive group of trans-activists. The beef started after Rowlings liked a few Twitter posts deemed insensitive to those who identify as Transgender. But the cancel mob went absolutely bonkers when she did not apologize. The trigger moment happened when Rowling’s made fun of the phrase, “people who menstruate.”

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