It's time to order lunch for the office, and seven people want sandwiches while four people want soup. Sorry, soup lovers, the majority has spoken: sandwiches for all! Except ... there's not really any reason why you couldn't order seven sandwiches and four cups of soup, is there? Your brain loves to set up false dichotomies for you to choose between, and it can sometimes hurt you when it doesn't need to.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas November 20, 2018
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