The Cognitive Biases Behind Society’s Response to COVID-19

“Increasingly, researchers are realizing that our biases cause significant errors in judgment, often more than we realize. In light of this, it’s worth taking some time to reflect on how our biases have influenced our response to this pandemic.”

https://fee.org/articles/the-cognitive-biases-behind-societys-response-to-covid-19/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2020_FEEDaily

SEE:

As Long As Mass Media Propaganda Exists, Democracy Is A Sham

Hierarchies are based on obedience to superiors and the enforcement of commands

Michael Lewis’s ‘Brilliant’ New Book About Cognitive Bias–WSJ

“…Now, however, a new kind of person has emerged, ‘an extraordinarily strange kind of man,’ who cannot be called ‘learned for he is formally ignorant of all that does not enter into his specialty,..’

Anthony Fauci, the “Learned Ignoramus” (Audio)

Anthony Fauci, the “Learned Ignoramus”

As Hayek showed in his seminal work, Road to Serfdom, “the worst” rise to the top in centrally planned states…

Why the Worst Get on Top

What does “fatal conceit” mean–about so-called experts?