Thinking, Fast and Slow


Trump supporters are heavy consumers of fake news
Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, Daniel Kahneman explains: System One is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System Two is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Examining how both systems function within the mind, Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities as well as the biases of fast thinking and the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and our choices. Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, he shows where we can …

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Honestly, for me, I think it’s coming across more traditionally-minded people who think I’m not behaving in a sufficiently “feminine” way. I often get told that I’m “unladylike” because I have a direct way of speaking and don’t always go out of my way to soothe people’s feelings. (Mind you, I’m usually polite and courteous.) Interestingly, it is mostly older women who give me this feedback.

That being said, I think I’m one of the ENTP women who is – maybe a little more in touch with her feelings than other ENTP women? (I say this because the few ENTP women I know all seem to really HATE ~FEELINGS~; I’m mostly just sort of confused by mine.) Something that really helped me a while back with understanding emotions was Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. One of the basic ideas in the book is that intuitions and emotions are as much insights (and there valid) as (analytical) thoughts and opinions, so the better way to deal with your emotions is not to treat them as the enemy but clues to something that your conscious and “rational” brain may be missed.

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