THE KEY PROBLEMS IN UNINTELLIGENT DECISION-MAKING ARE:
Lack of being informed (especially with regard to being fooled)
THE KEY PROBLEM THAT BLOCKS PROGRESSION IS:
Emotional attacks, name-calling, anger, evilizing of others (if one doesn't agree, then seek to inform and persuade; and there are some harmful people who will attack even this attempt at fact gathering and persuading)
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Voting Intelligently (Reference: Sites And Facts section) Asks "who would you hire?" based on various criteria from "who you like" to "who will do the job" - and deciding where is "the greatest need"?
based, rational decisionmaking. See the list of tricks that lead us away from constructive solutions.
to someone who is just there or to a prior event, but many politicians attempt to misuse this all too
frequent human tendency.
Solving Primitive, Reactive Psychology In Politics - This one could create reactive thinking, as it could be interpreted to say that we are "bad" for our reactive thinking. We are not "bad" for it, but we should be aware of it and we should not let ourselves be fooled (although that may appear to be an insult to you, we are all subject to it).