The slow news cycle resumes…not much to blog about. From Salon: Why do Internet trolls troll? They might be sadists Maybe’s it’s not sadism, but opposite – a lack of confidence. Trolling could be a mechanism for lowering expectations, a way to dull the sting of rejection, which according to studies is a really awful.… Continue reading Trolling and Fear of Rejection – A link?
Erroneous beliefs tend to be infectious – think Malcom Gladwell and Daniel Kahneman books, the ‘10,000 hours rule’ and other old wives’ tales. Erroneous beliefs thrive because they tell us want we want to believe, what makes us feel good – not what is true, because the truth tends to exclude a lot of people,… Continue reading Dale Carnegie is Wrong