Tag: Mind

  • Social Proof & Index Investing

    I’m reading Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion (Robert Cialdini). Recently, I read a chapter about social proof. It got me thinking whether index investing investors are victims (and possibly unbeknownst perpetrators) of a social proof scheme. Are we being played? This is my wild theory. Don’t take it too seriously.

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  • Star Wars Secret and Anatomy of an Attack

    https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/3pni12/eli5_what_would_our_vision_be_like_if_we_had_a/What would our vision be like if we had a third eye at the back of our head? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Email_loopIf one such automatic response triggers another automatic response on the other side, an email loop is created. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molyneux%27s_problem“if a man born blind can feel the differences between shapes such as spheres and cubes, could he, if […]

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  • What does “etc.” really stand for