2012-02-02 Oddmuse Channel

This is why I like the Oddmuse channel on Freenode so much... :)

16:51 CapnDan
Honestly I don’t understand why people get so religious about different versions of Unix.
16:52 kensanata
Everybody likes to imagine that their decision was rational.
16:52 kensanata
Therefore they infuse the first decision and the facts that influenced it with overproportional importance.
16:52 kensanata
16:53 CapnDan
yeah, there’s a name for that, I was reading about it a few months ago.
16:53 CapnDan
A popular psychology word from last year.
16:53 kensanata
“Moron Syndrome”?
16:53 CapnDan

(Dan later discovers that the term he was looking for is cognitive inertia.)



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