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    wanting something that you mistakenly believe will make you happy

    The study illustrates a common form of human folly: miswanting. It’s the name for the scrambled logic behind our wants, and our tendency to poorly align those wants with what we’ll actually enjoy.

    Submitted by Kerry from United Kingdom on 16/03/2016
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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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