Unformatted text preview: have when we look forward to the event is the dreadful view we’ll have when we look back on it” (Gilbert 216). 2. “People expect to feel equally bad when a tragic accident is a result of human negligence as when it is a result of dumb luck, but they actually feel worse when luck is dumb and no one is blameworthy” (Gilbert 219). 3. “When our action causes us to accept a marriage proposal from someone who later becomes an axe murderer, we can console ourselves by thinking of all the things we learned from the experience (“Collecting hatchets is a bad hobby”) But when our inaction causes us to reject a marriage proposal from someone who later becomes a movie star, we can’t console ourselves by thinking of all the things we learned from the experience because…well, there wasn’t one....
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2011 for the course ECON 0146010010 taught by Professor Allisonfranzese during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
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