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تعلم أفضل من خلال رهان أفضل

فيلادلفيا- لقد أصبح مسار النقاش العام متشابه بشكل يبعث على الكآبه فعادة ما يبدأ بمفاجأة فعلى سبيل المثال دونالد ترامب ، قطب العقارات والذي أصبح نجم تلفزيون الواقع يتحدى الصعاب ليصبح المرشح الرئاسي المفترض للحزب الجمهوري الأمريكي وعندئذ يتدخل النقاد ويتساءلون لماذا حصل ذلك ؟ وماذا يعني ذلك ؟ وما الذي سيحصل بعد ذلك ؟

وبعد مدة يتم الكشف عن المستقبل الذي كان موضوع المناقشة وفي عالم مثالي يقر كل شخص بإية توقعات ثبتت صحتها والدروس المستفادة وسيغير الناس تفكيرهم على هذا الأساس وسنصبح جميعا أكثر حكمة .

لكن هذا ليس عالما مثاليا وفي أحيان كثيرة بدلا من تعلم الدروس فإن النقاد يستمرون بالجدل حيث يشككون بما حصل ويختلفون من الذي توقع نتيجة معينة ولا تتغير الأراء بحيث لا نصبح أكثر حكمة.

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