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I don't know what it's called, this fallacy or syndrome, but I find this list of cognitive errors in medicine pretty interesting: https://first10em.com/cognitive-errors/ ("anchoring" & "diagnostic momentum" seem kin here).

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This was great to find out about, Sara. And I found it really helpful for you to point out the fallacy of thinking that just because we know what's wrong with something means we are somehow immune.

I've been finding much pleasure over the pandemic of being on a Signal chat with eight friends. When we share, it doesn't feel like we are speaking to a context-less "audience" like on Instagram. It feels like we are having a real live conversation, without all of the other greasy motives that surface on Facebook or Instagram.

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