Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Why Smart People Believe Stupid Things

What causes delusion? The prevailing view is that people adopt false beliefs because they’re too stupid or ignorant to grasp the truth. But just as often, the opposite is true: many delusions prey not on dim minds but on bright ones.

ORIGINAL LINK: https://www.gurwinder.blog/p/why-smart-people-hold-stupid-beliefs