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  • The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life
  • Robin Hanson
  • Anglais
  • 10 November 2019
  • 0190495995

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The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life

About our own ugly motives the better and thus we don t like to talk or even think about the extent of our selfishness This is the elephant in the brain Such an introspective taboo makes it hard for us to think clearly about our nature and the explanations for our behavior The aim of this book then is to confront our hidden motives directly to track down the darker unexamined corners of our psyches and blast them with floodlights Then once everything is clearly visible we can work to better understand ourselves Why do we laugh Why are artists sexy Why do we brag about travel Why do we prefer to speak rathe Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, is the elephant Oil Painting in the brain Such an Putins Russia introspective taboo makes Seducida (Esclava victoriana, it hard for us to think clearly about our nature and the explanations for our behavior The aim of this book then Essential Juices and Smoothies is to confront our hidden motives directly to track down the darker unexamined corners of our psyches and blast them with floodlights Then once everything Buttermilk Graffiti is clearly visible we can work to better understand ourselves Why do we laugh Why are artists sexy Why do we brag about travel Why do we prefer to speak rathe

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The argument that Simler and Hanson make is rather comprehensive and compelling They bring together research on various topics of limited reach that when combined speak to the outrageous gall of the mind in recreating reality to its own liking and then covering its tracks Katherine Oktober Matthews Riding the DragonHuman beings are primates and primates are political animals Our brains therefore are designed not just to hunt and gather but also to help us get ahead socially often via deception and self deception But while we may be self interested schemers we benefit by pretending otherwise The less we know

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R than listen Our unconscious motives drivethan just our private behavior they also infect our venerated social institutions such as Art School Charity Medicine Politics and Religion In fact these institutions are in many ways designed to accommodate our hidden motives to serve covert agendas alongside their official ones The existence of big hidden motives can upend the usual political debates leading one to uestion the legitimacy of these social institutions and of standard policies designed to favor or discourage them You won t see yourself or the world the same after confronting the elephant in the brai Velvet Submission (Club Velvet Ice, infect our venerated social Oil Painting institutions such as Art School Charity Medicine Politics and Religion In fact these Putins Russia institutions are Seducida (Esclava victoriana, in many ways designed to accommodate our hidden motives to serve covert agendas alongside their official ones The existence of big hidden motives can upend the usual political debates leading one to uestion the legitimacy of these social Essential Juices and Smoothies institutions and of standard policies designed to favor or discourage them You won t see yourself or the world the same after confronting the elephant Buttermilk Graffiti in the brai


About the Author: Robin Hanson

En tant u’auteur connu certains de ses livres fascinent les lecteurs comme dans le livre The Elephant in the Brain Hidden Motives in Everyday Lifeui est l’un des lecteurs les plus recherchés Robin Hanson auteurs dans le monde