After discussing ignorance and irrationality
, and after walking readers through a great deal of evidence on the depth of our political ignorance, Somin turns his attention to possible solutions to the problem of ignorance (chapters 5 through 7).
9) For Banks, however, the irrationality
claim fails to live up to its reputation, for both empirical and explanatory reasons.
The fallacy to avoid is the thought that irrationality
in thought or action occurs only if one fails to conform to a reason (or a valid principle).
Intensifying threats and approving new sanctions against Iran's new government which is moving wisely and hopefully shows prioritizing irrationality
over political wisdom (by the US officials)," Rafsanjani lamented.
Camerer said that it is difficult to claim that markets are immune to apparent irrationality
in human behavior as the recent financial crisis have shaken a lot of people's faith as the government still had to bail out banks, and millions of people lost their homes.
The public irrationality
thesis predicts that motivated reasoning, i.
IN THE END, the Supreme Court was needed to expose the irrationality
of the illiberal law regulating shop sales.
And such always happens when men surrender to irrationality
I believe that the increasing irrationality
of such fatwas indicates a paucity of sagacity on the side of Man.
Some may blame it on the irrationality
of the market.
It is time for Gruevski to admit the irrationality
of the Macedonia antiquization that caused incalculable damages," Rizaov writes.
experts consider it their right to explain how the buying process should work, and their power to drain others is like mental quicksand.
Rounding out the Top 5 Picks, The Post also selected Pulitzer Prize winner Bob Woodward's Obama's War, New York Times Editor Bill Kovach's Blur, historian Stephen Bungay's The Art Of Action, and economist Dan Ariely's, The Upside of Irrationality
During the battle, irrationality
conquered--producing a twisted theology and a pathological worldview that continues to this day.
The amendments could not be made for reasons of impropriety or irrationality