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We are hard-wired to believe that the world is more predictable than it is. We chase 'winning streaks' that are often just illusions, and we are all too predictable exactly when we try hardest not to be.In the 1970s, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky coined the phrase 'representativeness' to describe the psychology of this behaviour. Since then representativeness has been used by auditors to catch people fiddling their tax returns and by hedge fund managers to reap billions from the emotions…

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"We are the Mainstream" - Poster by Ricardo Levins Morales. Click the image for more details. People, Protest Art, Equality, Activist Art, Activism, Social Justice, Cool Words, Civil Disobedience, Integrity

The marginalized are the true mainstream. Words from June Jordan, poet, essayist, teacher, activist. June passed away in 2002 and left a multitude who will miss her. "We will prevail because we have proven to the world and to ourselves that we are not 'fringe elements' or 'special interest groups' or so called 'minorities'. Without us there is no legitimate majority. We are the mainstream."

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