Category Archives: Conventional Wisdom

Normal Madmen

Maybe you had to be there, but the sixties were difficult for everybody. In the fifties everyone knew what to do – AMC spun that series Madmen on that premise, which seemed to be true. That series takes place in … Continue reading

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Conventional Thinking and Regression to the Mean

We’ve all had the experience. Someone is telling you you’re wrong – they nod their head sadly and tell you no one thinks that way, that your view is just not a common sense view. What follows that always starts … Continue reading

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