VOCABULARY: “cakeism” — the false belief that one can enjoy the benefits of two choices that are in fact mutually exclusive

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cakeism

noun. the false belief that one can enjoy the benefits of two choices that are in fact mutually exclusive, or have it both ways. 

📝 The first records of the term come from 2016. Derived from the expression “to have one’s cake and eat it, too,” the term is especially associated with Brexit and Boris Johnson. 

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I never had the concept of “false belief”.   It goes along with the Overton Window, the JoHari window, and all the perceptions that are “misleading” us. 

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