Bonhoeffer’s Theory of Stupidity Explains The World Perfectly

The phenomenon that is at the root of all problems.

Peter Burns
Nov 10, 2021 · 10 min read
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“Stupidity is a more dangerous enemy of the good than evil,” wrote Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian. Penning this sentence ten years after the accession of Adolf Hitler to supreme power, these words reflected tough lessons soaked in blood. Bonhoeffer formed part of a…