Bad Heuristics and Bad Education (via Leaving trails)

Absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with photography (well, that’s not strictly true cos the post does include a coupla photographs!) but, in a moment of idleness I was idly checking out the WordPress.com front page and clicked through to this ’ere post, featured thereon.

So much common sense in it.

So totally agree with much that’s said therein.

So, in another moment of idleness, thought I’d try out that “Like this” gizmo on the admin toolbar. And in a further moment of idleness (I seem to have quite a few of them) spotted the drop-down thingie on that gizmo with the “reblog post” link and thought “What the hell… let’s see how this works”.

None of which has anything to do with this post I’m reblogging, but it’s kind of a neat little feature. And the full post’s worth reading as well. Thought-provoking you might say. So do! Read it, that is. And think of course.

Bad Heuristics and Bad Education Part of being human means dividing our lives into neat little boxes, boxes that are easy to look at and understand from the outside.  It comes as a matter of course that in order to simplify what would normally be complex decision-making, we must reduce the complex world around us into categories.  This can sometimes be extremely helpful, but in many ways, it is horribly painful for everyone.  The most obvious negatives are the tragic ones: like … Read More

via Leaving trails

[Edit: Hmm. I can see me using that “reblog” feature a bit more in the future. Though hopefully with things that are rather more relevant to my own particular idiocies!]

About fotdmike

Occasional photographer; occasional writer/blogger; occasional activist; occasional computer-geek. Bit of a fool really.
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