Why are the ideas of logic and communal perception tied up into politicians?

Too often we do a pseudo-science based method of governance. We use science and logic to improve things, but too often politicians end up ignoring the science and even common sense to do something more expedient or cheaper in the short term (and often detrimentally and more expensive in the long term).

How might we decouple the system 1 and system 2 effects of short term politics?

Might we reshape what it is that politicians do? Too often they’re not doing a good enough job communicating why something is important, so the public’s system 1 takes over to force the decision making experience.


Thinking about the word politician” this morning while listening passively to the news. 1

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  1. 2021-08-06↩︎


August 6, 2021