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Christopher

Which Fallacy?

Let’s say that, for ten years, a woman has worked at a job she hates. She decides

to stay in the job because she thinks that if she were to quit and find a more

fulfilling career, she would’ve wasted those ten years. What fallacy has she fallen for?

asked on Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 03:14:31 AM by Christopher

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Bo Bennett, PhD
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This is the Sunk-Cost Fallacy 

answered on Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 06:23:04 AM by Bo Bennett, PhD

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Bryan
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This is the sunk cost fallacy

As a side note to Bo if he reads this, there is an option in the tool bar to insert fallacy, when I've tried to use this on my phone I can select and preview but don't see any way to then finalise and insert it, so I have to just cancel out. 

answered on Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 07:34:53 AM by Bryan

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Bo Bennett, PhD writes:

I noticed that too. I has to do with the inability to scroll. I'll figure out a fix.

posted on Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 07:37:01 AM
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Merely Human
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Sunken Cost Fallacy

answered on Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 09:41:04 PM by Merely Human

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