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Discussion on: 80/20 is the new Half-Ass

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fatmonky

To your point on narrative fallacy of causal attribution, it reminded me of this essay:
paulgraham.com/disc.html
“ Because biographies of famous scientists tend to edit out their mistakes, we underestimate the degree of risk they were willing to take. And because anything a famous scientist did that wasn't a mistake has probably now become the conventional wisdom, those choices don't seem risky either.”

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great quote!