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Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Munger [Peter Bevelin] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Normal wear. May have some highlighting or. Simply the best book on improving your decision making there is. It’s dense and hard to get through if you’re not truly interested, but it’s well worth it. Seeking Wisdom – by Peter Bevelin. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 8/10 (See my list of + books, for more.).

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Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger

Dec 10, R rated it it was amazing. It will transform you into an avid listener, so that you can really learn as much as you can from every experience and from every person you meet. Jul 26, Ted Trembinski rated it wisdoom was ok Bevlin His quest for wisdom originated partly from making mistakes himself and observing those of others but also from the philosophy of super-investor and Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charles Munger.

A book worth re-reading every year.

Skip to main content. Just a moment while we sign you in seeeking your Goodreads account. Studies show that it matters whether we believe that others deserve their success. The supporting examples and case studies are explained more thoroughly.

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If you want someone to stop smoking, one way could be to show them what they bevdlin to lose. Feb 08, Le Nhan rated it really liked it. Audible Download Audio Books.


Consider the rich people who are often precisely wrong, and nonetheless came to their wealth through privilege or good fortune.

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger by Peter Bevelin

Get to Know Us. Four laws of business: When we’ve made an investment or entered into a relationship, we tend to seek out evidence confirming that it was the right decision and to ignore information that shows it was wrong.

The return you would get is several times the price.

Jan 20, Olivier Goetgeluck rated it it was amazing. The more people there are, the less personal responsibility we feel.

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When people get us to commit, we become responsible. Nassim Taleb’s Turkey problem; no obfuscation; suffer no twaddle – Simplification: She has shown herself kindly; life, if you know how to use it, is long.

On the whole, the content is interesting, and I appreciate the fact that someone has tried to synthesize Munger’s wisdom, but the writing is often vague, and as I sseeking it sometimes contains unacceptable errors. Boats, Ships Paperback 1st Edition Books. Add to this the fact that Bevlin is sometimes vague to the point of wissom, and the book suffers from a profound lack of editing. You will double your wisdom by only reading half of the book! I found the appendices notable.

Give they something undesirable or take away whay they desire and their behavior will stop. My apologies Bevlin, I know that many others loved your book. Girl, Wash Your Face: Sometimes we believe an event has increased in frequency because we see it more. How can I test and prove that my idea and seeking is wrong?


Bias fr excellent framing of first how the mind works in terms of making decisions, then provides a thought-provoking list of “28 Reasons for Misjudgements and Mistakes” that I found very applicable to the work on organizations and systems. The Physics and Mathematics of Misjudgments.

Does Bevlin mean there is one study, or do dozens show these results? Where do we find bevelim I could definitely see it being a bathroom reader.

Able and honest management? On that note, the book somehow is self contradictory where it talks about seeking wisdom but does exactly what prevents us from seeking it, i. This is essentially a quick wrap up of evolutionary psychology. Peter Bevelin begins his fascinating book with Confucius’ great wisdom: People who bought this also bought.

A Few Lessons from Sherlock Holmes. The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. If you have read all the stuff mentioned above, this book is a good refresher of important concepts. Why do I want this? We make a concession to people who have first made a concession to us. Then, Sedking propose we postpone further discussion wusdom this matter to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.

What evidence do I have? Only behavior that is selfish or for the mutual good is in an individual’s self-interest and therefore favored by natural selection. A bystander to an emergency is unlikely to help when there are other people around.

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