Self-deception: How honest are you with yourself?

1 Aug


As a brief break from stress (pun intended) the WSJ has an interesting article on self-deception:

 Answer the Qs below using a seven point scale with 1 = not true and 7 = very true:


  1. My first impressions are always right.
  2. I don’t care to know what other people really think of me.
  3. Once I have made up my mind, other people can seldom change my opinion.
  4. I am fully in control of my fate.
  5. I never regret my decisions.
  6. I am a completely rational person.
  7. I am very confident of my judgments.

For the scoring go to:


I would be interested dear readers to know if you agree or disagree with the author’s conclusions?


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