Mental Model by Joshua Kennon

Mental Model: Gaslighting

Mental Model: Gaslighting One of the big themes that I perpetually hit upon is that you, as a rational, responsible adult, should not outsource your thinking. When it comes to what matters in life, you must rely on your own judgment and analysis of the facts.  In the words of Benjamin Graham, “You are neither…

The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim Lake Vista

We Are Embarking on Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

My brother-in-law told me about the Elder Scrolls games, which I had never played. The new Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was released on 11/11/11 and I had it pre-ordered for Playstation 3 back in September so it would show up on release day.  Given the insanely great reviews for the series, it seemed like a good franchise to take on faith, just like we did with Fable II, Uncharted 2, Blue Dragon, Lost Odyssey, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, etc.  The critics don’t always get it right but game players normally do.  In this case, both are thrilled with as near-perfect ratings as you can get.