The main guiding principle of my life is what economists call revealed preferences.
Revealed preference theory, pioneered by American economist Paul Samuelson, is a method of analyzing choices made by individuals, mostly used for comparing the influence of policies on consumer behavior. These models assume that the preferences of consumers can be revealed by their purchasing habits.
My mental model of the world leads me to understand a few things about life:
You have major blind spots in life and fatal flaws. Imagine you want to destroy your own life. Put yourself into the place of an enemy. Where would you attack you?
Women admire strong men and are repulsed by weak men. Women will say the opposite is true. Hence why I know Trump will capture the women’s vote, despite what “pundits” and “experts” claim.
Don’t tell me you’re tired of reading about Trump. I see the page views and podcast listens. Your preferences are revealed.
Male feminists are sexual predators who get in with an “in group” of women (Mean Girls) in order to terrorize and attack other women. You’d be wiser to trust a womanizer around your children than you would a male feminist.
People are afraid of standing out. From this you can understand why most people do not want to succeed and teaching “success,” while lucrative, is largely a waste of time.
Wine and children speak the truth. If a kid tells you you’re fat, ugly, or smell bad…Get working on that.
In a group of people, the one children and animals are drawn to is the most charismatic.Read the rest here...