Unpacking Goodhart’s Law: How It Shapes Our Perception of Success and Impacts Society’s Values

In the pursuit of setting benchmarks and achieving targets, we often encounter a paradox: Goodhart’s Law. This principle, initially formulated in the realm of economics, asserts that when a measure becomes the primary objective, it loses its effectiveness as a measure. Over time, this law has transcended economics to influence various facets of life, profoundly …

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