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Just as Banks argues that the irrationality claim dominates public debate on how to evaluate racial profiling, Kahan noted that deterrence theory dominates public debate on how to evaluate criminal punishment.
I will assume that the above is broadly sound and that instrumental irrationality involves agents in some form of conflicting beliefs or beliefs and intentions that establishes or makes it likely that some of their beliefs are false or that their intentions are not well-supported.
The truth is that our surrender to irrationality has been in progress for a long time, and we witness today a breakdown of communication not only between nations and groups within nations but also between successive generations.
Wouldn't it exemplify the irrationality that Montier cautions you against?
Listening to the points that arose during Q&A and in the conversations that came up between presentations and during the lunches, there was a strong recurring theme that resonates with my background in communication and psychology: perhaps the greatest obstacle facing radon testing, radon mitigation, and radon-resistant new construction is human irrationality.
First, it denounces what another country does, then it copies that practice without any realization of the irrationality.
When we add Gruevski's irrationality to this he does not have another alternative except to make a compromise, because otherwise the negotiations will fail "says Bilali.
The example given by the article's authors highlights only too well the irrationality of where we have come to in our sentencing systems in the criminal courts.
Caveman Logic: The Persistence of Primitive Thinking in a Modern World" is a discussion of this irrationality that seems to affect all of mankind.
Drawing on research in evolutionary psychology, he advocates a world in which spirituality is viewed as a dangerous rather than an admirable quality, and suggests ways in which we can overcome our innate predisposition toward irrationality.
What they believed--and what many continue to believe--is that irrationality can safely be ignored when it comes to making predictions about the behaviour of the economy.
Free Market Madness: Why Human Nature Is At Odds With Economics--And Why It Matters" is a look into a problem with the Free Market, namely, the irrationality of mankind.