Category Archives: rational vs irrational

Money and Mindfulness

Lately, I have been reading about Mindfulness.  I posted two reviews over at, which I would like to share.  But first, some initial thoughts about the relationship between Money and Mindfulness that I hope to be able to expand … Continue reading

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The conflict between psychology and economics

One of the underlying assumptions of economics is the idea of human rationality–that people will attempt to maximize their own well-being, or “utility.” In contrast, some perspectives in psychology–most notably the psychoanalytic–have presumed the fundamental irrationality–the “psycho-logic” (as opposed to … Continue reading

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