Why I Try To Be Apolitical

| September 08, 2018
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To try and remove emotions from our investment process. Here is Ninad Kunder:

It is amazing that rational people assume that leaders take rational decisions fully aware that they cater to our emotional responses.

Our political mind is a magnet for all kinds of behavioural biases. Starting from authority bias, assigning superhuman capabilities to our leaders, to confirmation bias, given that the human mind, like an egg once impregnated, shuts down to all data points that may be contrary to the idea that has taken root.

Commitment bias sets in and even though facts change, on political issues, people seldom change their minds. There is enough research which shows that when faced with contrary data points on political positions, people double down on their stated position and become even more rigid in their stand. The stronger the inherent bias, the more one is likely to perceive bias in the other view.


Stay Tuned, Disciplined & Patient! {TJM}

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