The Pareto principle (also known as the 80–20 rule, the law of the vital few, and the principle of factor sparsity) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.

During my very recent discussion with a friend visiting me in DC we started thinking what if apply (if it’s only possible) the Pareto’s principle to human emotions?

If we do so, then it’ll be correct to say that the majority of our behavior (80%) is dictated by the minority of our emotions (20%).

Additionally, we found the “Thumb numbers”, saying that the “Rules of thumb stated as numerical rules are enticing”.


Discussions went on and on and on…no conclusions made yet, just sharing the thoughts…

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