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Julia Galef: The Sunk Costs Fallacy
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The sunk cost fallacy applies when you stay in an unfulfilling career because of how much time you've already put into it. 00:38
The sunk cost fallacy means making a choice based on a desire not to see your past investment go to waste rather than based on the best outcome for your future. 01:15
Sunk costs are painful, so it may take time to admit to yourself that there's no reason to stick to something you've been working on for a long time. 02:21