Human Mind: Fear of loss > Desire to gain
Peter Bevelin: Evolution has made our fear of loss is much greater than our desire to gain. Research shows that we feel more pain from losing than we feel pleasure from gaining something of equal value and that we work harder to avoid losing than we do to win…Timothy Ketelaar says, ‘As things get better, increases in fitness show diminishing returns: more food is better, but only up...
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Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1% | Vanity Fair →
Americans have been watching protests against oppressive regimes that concentrate massive wealth in the hands of an elite few. Yet in our own democracy, 1 percent of the people take nearly a quarter of the nation’s income—an inequality even the wealthy will come to regret.