A cartoonlike drawing (from an old book) of a man trying to restrain a horse
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Do we need to restrain our survival instinct?

Most of us don’t like it when others make decisions for us — we prefer to make our own choices. But even when we do make decisions autonomously, sometimes it is as if the process is being hijacked.

Koen Smets
8 min readJun 24, 2022

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Koen Smets

Accidental behavioural economist in search of wisdom. Uses insights from (behavioural) economics in organization development. On Twitter as @koenfucius