So think about that next time you hear an argument that you think is just the dumbest thing ever. Is it the argument that bothers you, or the group you think the arguer belongs to?Read it at Harvard Business Review
Don't Like the Message? Maybe It's the Messenger
by Justin Fox
(h/t Paul Krugman)
Reminiscent of Francis Bacon's four idols of epistemology (study of knowledge), which we would now call "cognitive biases."