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Bias 8 – Envy/Jealousy Tendency

25 Cognitive Biases - Bias 8 Envy/Jealousy Tendency

Self-explanatory, but Munger makes an interesting point that envy/jealously tendency is surprisingly absent from most Psychology textbooks.

Envy/jealously tendency comes from the need to get often-scarce food, this occurs often when the food is seen in possesion of another member of the same species

“it is not greed that drives the world, but envy”

– Warren Buffet