The Narrative Fallacy

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narrative fallacy

I am writing this as an educational blog for my friend Tucker Carlson because I know he likes this kind of stuff and he will use it to understand people when he is debating them.

According to the latest science people remember things based on narrative.  This was determined by studying Crib-Talk in toddlers.  Based on my psychological models this is what it means: 

People are playing a character in a story as they go about their lives.  Every person is the protagonist in their own story.  They understand themselves and they agree with themselves.  Whatever the story is they are the star and the plot that they expect is a sequence of events that makes them look better.  Some people are the hero living in a dystopian alternate reality in which Adolf Hitler has been elected president of the United States.  Actually, a lot of people feel that way…

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