Common Sense Is Not What We Think It Is

Clue: It’s neither common nor sensible

When we say, “it’s common sense,” we mean “it’s obvious”. Well, common sense is neither common across cultures nor does it reflect sensibility.

Duncan J. Watts, author of “Everything Is Obvious Once You Know the Answer: How Common sense Fails Us,”, defines common sense as:-

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Mukundarajan V N

Retired banker living in India. Avid reader. I write to learn, inform and inspire. Believe in ethical living and sustainable development. vnmukund@gmail.com