Difference between revisions of "Outside view"

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*[[Near/far thinking]]
 
*[[Near/far thinking]]
 
*[[Connotation]], [[Absurdity heuristic]]
 
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*[[Arguing by analogy]]
  
 
==Blog posts==
 
==Blog posts==

Revision as of 20:19, 25 September 2009

Taking the outside view means reasoning in far mode in cases where one would ordinarily use near mode thinking. It's a solution to the planning fallacy, and is generally useful in cases where details are selectively unavailable or impossible to make use of in an unbiased way.

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