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Psychological Crutches: Ten Myths and Three Tips

We assume psychological crutches are bad, and yet we all use them. The question isn't whether to depend on them but which ones to depend upon. This article ends with three guidelines we intuit matter to sorting good from bad crutches. Read More

The biggest crutch

"They have low self-esteem"

When I hear that, I want to puke.

Wow, this is a brilliant

Wow, this is a brilliant article. Mind expanding....and mind expansion is one of my crutches.

Mine too. ;-) J

Mine too. ;-)


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Jeremy Sherman is an evolutionary epistemologist studying the natural history and practical realities of decision making.


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