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Uday was sipping his tea amidst a conversation regarding the increasing crime rates in India. He quoted, “I am convinced that more guns lead to more violence.” To this, one of his friends asked him, “Do you have a gun at home?” He replied, “Yes, I bought it to protect myself because I am defenseless without a gun, so I bought and kept it at home.”

It is what we do while always making a decision and interpreting it with data to justify it. We connect the dots of the patterns based on our past experiences and keep defending ourselves on their basis. Uday was convinced that guns are the reason for more violence, and it is a classic example of the bias blind spot.

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