The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger: Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin to Peter Bevelin begins his fascinating book with Confucius’ great wisdom: “A man. Seeking Wisdom – by Peter Bevelin. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 8/10 (See my list of + books, for more.). Find great deals for Seeking Wisdom From Darwin to Munger 3rd Edition by Peter Bevelin. Shop with confidence on eBay!.

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Albert Schweitzer How well do you know what you don’t know? Why do we behave like we do? Short-term suffering may lead to long term pleasure. Perhaps even more so for wisvom who calls themselves “data-driven” i. Otherwise, check the books I recommended above. The psychology of misjudgments The physics and mathematics of misjudgments Guidelines to better thinking.

Contents What influences our thinking? What is the equation for my goal? What do you get when you apply not psychology, but mathematics to human choice? An example of a really responsible system is the system that the Romans used when they built an arch. The ideas in the book will be bevelni to prevent your brain from having its way and be on autopilot controlling your thoughts, emotions and actions.


Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger by Peter Bevelin

Consider the rich people aisdom are often precisely wrong, and nonetheless came to their wealth through privilege or good fortune. It is better to encourage what is right than to criticize what is wrong. So, how should we act if we are involved in an accident in a public place and need help?

The book is literally packed with quotes from Buffet, Munger and many others. Open Preview See a Problem?

In rare cases, if you have read books such as ‘ The Mind of the Market: Checklists turned out to be notes I would have taken if I had taken notes. Jul 26, Ted Trembinski rated it it was ok Shelves: I could have seen it as “inspiration for the book”.

Books by Peter Bevelin. Why do I want this? The book is filled with quotes from some of the greatest thinkers in history from fields such as physics, mathematics, psychology, biology, chemistry, economics, business and investing.


Munger is certainly smart, but I wouldn’t assume he’s right about everything. The final section is the compilations grouped by topics from Munger and Buffet talks and letters to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders. Humans are wired to seek pleasure and avoid pain. Lots of it is applicable directly in the context of work, investing, and in life.

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger

A great collection of thinking biases wisom can help us avoid misjudgments. Able and honest management? What indicators can I track? What is the moat? Then they move towards it.

As compiliations go, its pretty good. Otherwise there is a risk that we will fool ourselves and according to Richard Feynman: We have Lord Keynes’ attitude, which Warren quotes all the time: We learn from them.