Narrative Fallacy

. Narrative fallacy = flawed stories of the past shape our views of the world and our expectations of the future; they are important for a continuous attempt to make sense of the world; we focus on a few striking events that happen, rather on the countless events that failed to happen.

. Inconsistencies reduce needs of our thoughts and clarity of our feelings

"...The amount of evidence and its quality do not count for much, because evidence can make a very good story. For some of our most important beliefs we have no evidence at all, except the people we love and trust hold these beliefs. Considering how little we know, the confidence we have in our beliefs is preposterous - and it is also essential..."

Daniel Kahneman 2012


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