Dan Ariely – Predictably Irrational

Dan Ariely is a world renowned behavioural economist, and three-time, New York Times best-selling author.

He assert that humans are not as rational as we think we are, yet this irrational behaviour IS also highly predictable.

He is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and his TED talks has been viewed over 10M times.

Dan’s latest book – “SMALL CHANGE – MONEY MISHAPS AND HOW TO AVOID THEM” delves into the truly illogical world of personal finance.


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It would be wonderful to live in an honest, loving and sane world, where people don’t cheat and lie, where we develop our empathy and imagination so we can understand how it would feel to be on the receiving end of a lie or the victim of a cheater. Envision HOW it would feel if it was happening to you, we need to have compassion for other beings. Lies are born from fear – fear is the opposite of love, courage will help the world to become more loving. Be brave, be honest, be loving.


At 15:30, what Bible is he referencing? In my Bible, in Genesis 18, the story is presented differently…