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My Luckiest Friday

At least once a year, I try to write about Friday the Thirteenth. Mostly, because, while other people seem to find it unlucky, I don’t. At least, I don’t find it any less lucky than any other Friday on any other date. If anything, I find myself feeling luckier than normal when everyone else seems […]

The Most Common Bias

Cognitive bias is amazingly common, and keeping us from really changing our lives. One of the things I’ve noticed this year, as I have found myself arguing with people about politics and economics, is how much we are all effected by cognitive bias.¬† It’s that “gut feeling” that things are, or should be, a certain […]

Friday the Thirteenth

That’s right, today is Friday the Thirteenth. I used to assume that Friday the Thirteenth was considered unlucky due to some Biblical association, since so many superstitions seem to tie back to some obscure custom related to religion. Personally, I assumed it had something to do with¬†Judas being the Thirteenth Apostle or some such. But, […]


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