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InvisibleSwami
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Give an example...
    #4145010 - 05/07/05 04:39 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

where irrationality is repeatedly superior to rationality. Just one. In other words, someone making a wrong, alebit lucky, guess does not count; as that approach tells us nothing and cannot be reliably repeated.


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Swami]
    #4145048 - 05/07/05 05:11 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Having faith in something irrational, with the intent to keep your faith.


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Swami]
    #4145078 - 05/07/05 05:41 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Love as opposed to cohabitation for financial purposes.

Trust as opposed to analysing people's behaviour in terms of what they want from you.

Metaphors in conversation instead of exact statements. They cut down on the time needed to communicate.

That's three for you.


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Alan Stone]
    #4145100 - 05/07/05 05:54 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Trust as opposed to analysing people's behaviour in terms of what they want from you.

Please walk through the bad part of town at 3AM tomorrow night with trust and a thick wallet and give us a full report.

Before then though, you can explain to us and to the people that TRUSTED corporate America's fincancial statemenst and lost trillions of dollars in fraud, how their trust benefitted them.


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Swami]
    #4145110 - 05/07/05 06:02 AM (11 years, 7 months ago)

Hey, you didn't ask in what aspect they should be repeatedly superior.


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Alan Stone]
    #4145144 - 05/07/05 06:31 AM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

Alan Stone said:
Metaphors in conversation instead of exact statements. They cut down on the time needed to communicate.



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Cut down the time, or get more elaborately beautiful....?    :wink:    :grin:


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Re: Give an example... [Re: eMotionALLmotion]
    #4145178 - 05/07/05 07:26 AM (11 years, 6 months ago)

both  :craven:


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Swami]
    #4145182 - 05/07/05 07:38 AM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

Swami said:
where irrationality is repeatedly superior to rationality. Just one. In other words, someone making a wrong, alebit lucky, guess does not count; as that approach tells us nothing and cannot be reliably repeated.




propositions?

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Re: Give an example... [Re: Swami]
    #4145193 - 05/07/05 07:53 AM (11 years, 6 months ago)

I thought of one - prostitutes



irrational thought typically ups the paranoia, which in turn increases your chances of instantly picking up a little self control and getting the fuck outta that situation before you wind up with herpes or something


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Swami]
    #4145253 - 05/07/05 09:05 AM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

Swami said:
where irrationality is repeatedly superior to rationality. Just one. In other words, someone making a wrong, alebit lucky, guess does not count; as that approach tells us nothing and cannot be reliably repeated.




What are you talking about? Who ever proposed that people should be irrational?


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Re: Give an example... [Re: OldWoodSpecter]
    #4145257 - 05/07/05 09:07 AM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Whoever proposed that people aren't inherently irrational to begin with?


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Re: Give an example... [Re: Alan Stone]
    #4145267 - 05/07/05 09:17 AM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

Alan Stone said:
Whoever proposed that people aren't inherently irrational to begin with?



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Hey, that doesn't seem to be an irrationally inherent proposal....  :grin:


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