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  • Andrés shared from The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg
    Eugene showed that habits, as much as memory and reason, are at the root of how we behave. We might not remember the experiences that create our habits, but once they are lodged within our brains they influence how we act—often without our realization.
  • Andrés shared from The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg
    When a habit emerges, the brain stops fully participating in decision making.
  • Andrés shared from The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg
    Bureaucrats and politicians, rather than making decisions, were responding to cues with automatic routines in order to get rewards such as promotions or reelection. It was the habit loop—spread across thousands of people and billions of dollars.
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  • Andrés shared from The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg
    O’Neill hadn’t said anything about profits. He didn’t mention taxes. There was no talk of “using alignment to achieve a win-win synergistic market advantage.” For all anyone in the audience knew, given his talk of worker safety, O’Neill might be pro-regulation. Or, worse, a Democrat. It was a terrifying prospect.
  • Andrés shared from The Second World War by Antony Beevor
    In the face of financial disaster, the authoritarian state suddenly seemed to be the natural modern order throughout most of Europe, and an answer to the chaos of factional strife.
    Note: Un recordatorio para los que piden más y más Estado.
(Cordoba, Cordoba Spain)
Andrés Puentes