Naive Realism – The Human Curse

Naive realism: the intuitive sense that we see the world out there as it actually is, rather than as it appears from our own perspective. 

When other people don’t share your views, the all-too-common sentiment that comes straight from nave realism is “I’m right and you’re biased.” 


Disengagement can happen anytime there is a distance between two minds that needs to be bridged. 

Minds are inferred rather than observed. They exist only as a theory each of us uses to explain both our own and other people’s behavior.

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