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The Thinker

Sunday • November 27th 2022 • 9:46:29 pm

The Thinker

Sunday • November 27th 2022 • 9:46:29 pm

Monty Hall Problem - Numberphile

The Math Behind the Monty Hall Problem

Time Is But a Stubborn Illusion - Sneak Peek | Genius

The Surprising Truth About Learning in Schools | Will Richardson | TEDxWestVancouverED

Faster than a calculator (Math Mnemonics) | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Trouble

The gambler's fallacy (Applied to real life decision making)

Peter Principle: When People Get Promoted Into Maximum Incompetence

Why the majority is always wrong | Paul Rulkens | TEDxMaastricht

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? | Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Bonhoeffer‘s Theory of Stupidity

Liar's Dividend

Illusory Truth Effect

Should you trust unanimous decisions? - Derek Abbott

Why incompetent people think they're amazing - David Dunning

Calling Bullshit 1.3: Brandolini's Bullshit Asymmetry Principle

Evolutionary Thinking

Dangerous memes | Dan Dennett

Richard Dawkins | Memes | Oxford Union

Insight Into Cognitive Biases

12 Cognitive Biases Explained - How to Think Better and More Logically Removing Bias

30 cognitive biases & psychological misjudgments - part 1 (Do YOU Know thyself?)

30 cognitive biases & psychological misjudgments + - (Do YOU Know thyself?)

Mental Models

Mental Models Can Be Deadly

What Are Mental Models?

How to Find New Mental Models in the World

Broader Context

The Egg - A Short Story

Is Reality Real? The Simulation Argument

The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

The Fermi Paradox II — Solutions and Ideas – Where Are All The Aliens?

Why Alien Life Would be our Doom - The Great Filter

What Do Alien Civilizations Look Like? The Kardashev Scale

Why We Should NOT Look For Aliens - The Dark Forest

Let’s Travel to The Most Extreme Place in The Universe

Longtermism: an idea that could save 100 billion trillion lives

Theories

Principle of Humanity

René Girard Explains Mimetic Desire

What is Law of Triviality | Explained in 2 min

The Chilling Effect: How surveillance leads to self censorship

Epistemic Humility: The Key to Better Decisions

Science

Richard Feynman. Why.

Understanding Quantum Mechanics: Schrödinger's Cat Experiments

How to detect baloney the Carl Sagan way | Michael Shermer | Big Think

The scientific method is crap: Teman Cooke (About improving scientific thinking)

Paradoxes

the five kinds of paradox

Sorites Paradox

Grandfather Paradox

The Infinite Hotel Paradox - Jeff Dekofsky

Barber Paradox

Zeno's Paradox: Achilles and the Tortoise (90 Second Philosophy)

The Paradox of Theseus's Ship (90 Second Philosophy)

Ship of Theseus - WandaVision (Vision and White Vision)

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