[ExI] Hallelula!

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 22:29:36 UTC 2020

As always, I wonder if this is true or just reinforcing a bad stereotype. For instance, just after a quick check, I found this:


I recall, too, several studies showing men tend to dominate conversations and have no problem interrupting women. So I’m thinking this is just a bad stereotype reinforced by selective recall. (Or does anyone have anything other than anecdotes about this?)


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> On Mar 10, 2020, at 3:06 PM, William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Just having a joke on women.  But - I have been reading about decision making, attitude and behavior change, confirmation bias etc. 
> It is hard to change a person's mind about anything.  Ego defenses leap to defend the opinion.  Bias in assessing data tries to support what one already believes, and many, many more things stand in the way of change and admitting being wrong.
> It's not hard - it's very hard.  When was the last time you admitted being wrong and changing your mind about something important?  Even trying to pull out memories of being wrong is something your mind fights.
> bill w
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