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Anyone who is persuaded in one evening is not really persuaded. He can be converted by the next person of opposite views with whom he spends an evening. The only person who can truly persuade you is yourself. You must turn the issues over in your mind at leisure, consider the many arguments, let... More
  • The Psychology Of Human Misjudgment By Charlie Munger 1 comment
    Jul 2, 2012 2:58 PM

    Below is a link to a paper compiled by Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right hand man, from his previous talks on the subject of human psychological tendencies (mostly dealing with examples in business). There's not really much I can say that would do descriptive justice, but it's never the less a must read for anyone who perpetually seeks out rational intelligence to expand their world of understanding.

    "In my whole life, I have known no wise people who did not read all the time - none, zero" - Charlie Munger

    "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves and wiser people so full of doubts" - Bertrand Russell

    law.indiana.edu/instruction/profession/doc/16_1.pdf

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  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Terrific, terrific speech. I read this some time ago, but just re-read it and enjoyed it immensely. Thanks for posting.
    20 Dec 2012, 05:33 PM Reply Like
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