Fooled by excessive consumerism: shopping’s Converse Error Fallacy

Fooled by excessive consumerism: shopping’s Converse Error Fallacy

Much like Black Friday, the New Year ‘sales’ perpetuate a planned-obsolescence cycle. Unnecessary spending is encouraged. Cheap production methods underpay the world’s poor. Cheap imported goods carry an ecological penalty, an environmental loan to be repaid in full later with high-levels of interest that may…

Thoughts and idea nuggets

Thoughts and idea nuggets

Parallel Thinking Whichever side of the political spectrum we sit, most of us discriminate. We discriminate against information. And in many cases, we’re unable to discriminate between accurate and inaccurate information. We believe our construct of reality is truer than others. And it distorts our…