10 More Common Faults in Human Thought Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought. Thanks for everyone’s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! The confirmation bias is the tendency to look for or interpret information in a way that confirms beliefs. The Availability heuristic is gauging what is more likely based on vivid memories. Illusion of Control is the tendency for individuals to believe they can control or at least influence outcomes that they clearly have no influence on. Interesting Fact: when playing craps in a casino, people will throw the dice hard when they need a high number and soft when they need a low number. The Planning fallacy is the tendency to underestimate the time needed to complete tasks. Interesting Fact: “Realistic pessimism” is a phenomenon where depressed or overly pessimistic people more accurately predict task completion estimations. Interesting Fact: unfortunately, this bias has serious consequences. Bonus Attribute Substitution
'I love weird quirky girls!' What weird girls... - Memerial.net 8 Real Photographs That Prove Hell Exists on Earth A wise and sagely woman once posited that heaven is a place on a Earth. And if that's true, then hell is just two exits down on the left. Oh, it exists, do not doubt it. It's real, it's right here and I have the goddamn pictures to prove it. His Coming Shall Be Foretold "Welp, looks like we've angered the Hellephant again. This is actually an undoctored picture of a fire at a chemical factory in the Netherlands. His Shadow Shall Block the Sky This is what happens immediately after you finish signing that contract with Satan, and all you're left with is a mysteriously echoing laugh. OK, so it's actually a picture of a volcanic eruption at Fimmvorduhals in Iceland. What, you thought I was kidding about the Dark Eclipse coming right before the Earth starts bleeding? This is a picture of, no shit, a place called Blood Falls in Antarctica. Ladies and gentlemen, we have done a great disservice to a man; all this time, H.P. His Servants Are Among Us
88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life | Raptitude.com Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your skull, and other times one powerful experience drives the point home once forever. Here are 88 things I’ve discovered about life, the world, and its inhabitants by this point in my short time on earth. 1. You can’t change other people, and it’s rude to try. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. Photo by Philgarlic Have a lot on your mind? Everyday mindfulness has transformed my life, and the lives of many others.
Zendik Home Page Various quotations | #222 In From up North’s inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design. Amazing high quality artworks in various categories from great designers all over the globe. Quote by George Bernard Being happy… Sometimes I pretend to be normal…
Did Jesus make mistakes? undefined Did Jesus make mistakes? In Jesus' defense, at the very outset, I must point out that the Gospels were not written until many decades after his death. This page has been visited times. Contact Information If you feel a need to tell me what an idiot I am or how this webpage changed your whole life, you can e-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Stuff No One Told Me” fun illustrations There are several things in life that you already know and have learned but you seem to forget it because no one tells and reminds you of them. Illustrator Alex from Barcelona has introduced these type of statements by making cute and funny illustrations. You will probably agree with a lot of them. Speaking of illustrations, another artist has used them to try to express how “the perfect world” could be. An illustration is a displayed visualization form presented as a drawing, painting, photograph or other work of art that is created to elucidate or dictate sensual information (such as a story, poem or newspaper article) by providing a visual representation graphically.
Scraps From the Table Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on me! My daughter is suffering terribly from demon-possession.” Jesus did not answer a word. One of Jesus’ rare excursions into Gentile territory took place near Tyre, a city which is now in Lebanon. When people are afflicted with persistent illness, they often try anything to get rid of it. So in many cases when desperate people come to Jesus for help, He makes them examine their motives: in effect, He asks them, “Do you really believe that I can do this, or am I just another copper bracelet?” So Jesus asks the Canaanite woman if it is really proper for a Jewish rabbi to give Jewish things to a gentile; in other words, is it proper to take the children’s food and give it to the dogs? So Jesus cast the demon out of her daughter. Note in passing that it is the petitioner, not the sick person, who needs to have faith.
Kids See Things Differently Than Adults Added on Mar 31, 2011 / Category : Misc / 25 Comments If you are a parent, you have most likely smiled more than once while thinking about how your child views the world. I think it's safe to say that kids look at things a lot differently than us grown-ups. Jeff Wysaski knows all about how kids view things differently than adults. His adult vs. kid comparisons on Pleated Jeans really made me laugh. If you like this article, Share it with the world: