An Incomplete List
Errors of Perception
Over attention to detail
Under attention to detail
Misattribution of motives
Misattribution of meaning
Confusing motives with outcomes
Misattribution of responsibility and control
Errors of Expectation
Shoulds, oughts, musts, and have tos
Good decisions lead to good outcomes.
Efforts are rewarded.
People do what they are taught.
People want to participate in decision making.
Problems can be solved.
Honesty will be reciprocated.
Honesty will produce the desired outcome.
If people receive the same information, they will reach the same conclusion.
Some Principles That Help Clarify Reality
Everybody makes his or her own rules.
Everyone plays by his or her own rules
Rules are not necessarily logical.
Voluntary behavior is by choice.
Behavior cannot necessarily be predicted.
Reality is contingent neither on accurate perception nor on belief.