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126 Decision Making
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126.009.01 First Principles Thinking - Reasoning by analogy

Reasoning by analogy

Reasoning by analogy is just copying what other people have already done. We assume that somebody successful has already figured out the best way to do something. We think the well-known best practices are "best" for a reason. But without applying First Principles thinking to the problem, how can we be sure?