The Game Show Hypothesis

Most game shows are designed to appeal to our competitive nature. The design requires that the contender have well-developed and well-rounded skills in a wide range of fields. There are very few people in the world with such a well-developed ability. This coaxes contenders into incompetence (by playing on their competitive nature), giving up their […]

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Over-Commit

We have a tendency to do so. This tendency does not come from an innate desire to be as busy as we are, but rather the expectation that we should. It quickly becomes a badge of honour to claim that we are so busy, so involved, so committed. All of these traits and decisions are […]

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