“Confirmation bias” is a term for the tendency to interpret new evidence as confirming your existing beliefs or theories. The notion is expressed in the old saw that if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
My hammer is that it’s important to get right what you say in a contract and how you say it, and that expertise is required to do so. And I see a lot of nails that could do with being hammered. Am I in the throes of confirmation bias?
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