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Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

User Review  - Vladyslav Sitalo - Goodreads

You think about yourself as a reasonably nice person, with not perfect but good enough memory. Maybe you've done some things in your life, that you don't particularly like, but you think that in most ... Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

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Cognitive dissonance theory - self justification. If people go thru great trouble, pain, embarrassment to get something, they will be happier with it than if it came easily. Bias continues after we ... Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

Cognitive dissonance theory - self justification. If people go thru great trouble, pain, embarrassment to get something, they will be happier with it than if it came easily. Bias continues after we ... Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

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I never realized how natural it is for us to deny the errors that we make. The book definitely convinced me of the reasons why we do this and how we can reduce dissonance or recognize when it may be affecting our decisions. Valuable information for my marriage, personal relationships and career. Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

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The title of the book gives the impression that it's a self-help book. It's more of a psychology book explaining how people can make mistakes, think they are right, and honestly believe that. A good ... Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

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The authors give us a lot to think about. Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

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An important book to read for personal growth. Only when we are mindful of the mistakes we make, and we all make them, all the time, can we have the chance to become a better person. Only when we are ... Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

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This is a book that truly goes into the depths of why non-sociopathic people do 'evil' things. It is a book that I found to be rich with information from cover to cover, and found myself understanding evil to a much greater extent than I did before. Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

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This book is about self-justification, and how it comes naturally to all of us. How it hurts us in our personal lives and in our business lives. How our nation is hurt by our leaders' self ... Read full review

Review: Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

User Review  - Annie - Goodreads

The title of the book gives the impression that it's a self-help book. It's more of a psychology book explaining how people can make mistakes, think they are right, and honestly believe that. A good ... Read full review


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