Two Mulla Nasrudin Stories
Whenever I am overwhelmed and confused by jargon I seek guidance in the teaching stories of the wise Sufi philosopher Mulla Nasrudin.
Here are two of myfavourite Mulla Nasrudin jargon buster stories which exemplify the concepts of Cognitive Bias and Paradigm Shift.
Nasrudin the smuggler was leading a donkey loaded with bundles of straw on its back.
It’s true, isn’t it – sometimes our thinking is coloured by our “mental maps” (paradigms) and “cognitive biases”.
To look at things differently, shifting our paradigms...
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