If learning this stuff is so easy, then I’d rather hire someone who understands what the goal is of finish carpentry.
And ideally someone who showed some interest in the project and the skills required to do it, not just the job.
I call it the fallacy of causation, or the fallacy of the single cause.
I don’t think we’re wired very well to reason about outcomes that result from many different inputs.
Throwing on a beret does not a national theme make. Could we be witnessing the start of a generation-long leadup to contention in the hat-hobbling category? Finally, we have a couple of new awards for 2015: There’s a specific form of logical fallacy or cognitive bias that I’ve never seen explicitly listed in collections of such fallacies or biases.
Did not expect anyone to be able to pull of a “tree” theme this well. It is related to the “Fallacy of False Cause” and to the “Illusion of Control” bias.
When Apple made a phone, it turned out it wasn’t really competing in the handset business; it was competing for the next dominant personal computing platform.