Applied Game Theory as a Path to Enlightenment

I was having a conversation with a group of spiritually oriented students who are studying game theory. The question arose, “How might one apply ideas from  Applied Game Theory” to the concept of Enlightenment.   Like art, God, and truth… Continue Reading

How to Use Applied Game Theory to Control an Opponent in a Group Environment

Lewis Harrison’s Applied Game Theory (LHAGT) is an umbrella term for thousands of game based strategies including those related to business, politics, spirituality, competition, sports, romance and even interactions with nonhuman players such as computers, animals, and plants. Most of… Continue Reading

Prospect Theory, Harrison’s Applied Game Theory and Behavioral Economic

Prospect theory is a behavioral economic theory that describes the way people choose among various options (probabilistic alternatives) that involve risk, where the probabilities of outcomes are known. The theory assumes that people make decisions based on the potential value of losses and gains rather than the… Continue Reading

How to become a Visionary Thinking Game Theory Strategist

The great Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu often speaks of the distinctions between the common person and the sage.  I frame these as the extraordinary and the ordinary person.   Once you understand the nature of game theory and problem solving… Continue Reading

What is the Mind?

    What is the mind? I asked this question in the Make Choices, Not Excuses Seminar I teach and we could not get agreement on a definition from any of the attendees.   The following article explore the question… Continue Reading

 Incomplete Information Strategies in Game Theory

One of the criticisms I often run into when I discuss how much game based thinking and game theory influences how I live my life is this, “Can’t you just live your life in the moment with out being concerned… Continue Reading

Action Methods, Sociometry, Psychodrama and Game Theory

An effective way to explore how we can master the art and science of influence  in game theory is by mastering ourselves is through various action methods. Action Methods is the term used to describe visual and role-based approaches to… Continue Reading

Lewis asks “Do You Have an Authoritative or vs. Permissive Personality?

When exploring power and influence there are two types of personalities. One is known as “Authoritative” and the other “Permissive”. Neither one is superior to the other; they are just different. Though the definitions are not rigid one style will… Continue Reading

The Matrix Movie and Artificial Intelligence

I was recently watching the movie the “Matrix” again recently as I was preparing for my upcoming “Make Choices, Not Excuses – Applied Game Theory  Class”  (July 25 in Stamford NY) and began to wonder if  humans really are in… Continue Reading

What is Lucid Dreaming?

  I’ve been away the last few weeks doing some ruthless introspection exercises.   I do this a few times a year as a tool for expanding myself awareness and tapping into my “untapped potential”.  I learned this as a… Continue Reading