If it wasn’t for cognitive biases, I’d have no cognition at all.
Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
As a competent worker will be promoted into incompetence, so a valuable method or technique will infiltrate disciplines in which it is useless or harmful.
That there is nothing new under the sun is possibly the oldest argument under the sun.
We can be sure, when we are told that all interpretation is biased, that an egregiously biased interpretation will shortly follow.
If A does X, and you ignore it, and B does X, and you condemn it, one may infer that you have more interest in A and B than in X.
Social justice is to justice what social science is to science.
Any man who masters the practice of a discipline will be told that he does not understand its theory.
Think locally, act locally.
I am reasoned with.
You are persuaded.
He is manipulated.
Wisdom, to be distilled, must be acquired.