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Why Do Smart People Make Stupid Mistakes?

Because intelligence is not the same as rational thinking

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It is not enough to possess a good mind; the most important thing is to apply it correctly — Rene Descartes

We normally associate intelligence with smartness. We need to question this assumption because highly intelligent people sometimes make poor decisions.

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Mukundarajan V N

Mukundarajan V N

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