On Human Irrationality & the Future of Philosophy
It may be disheartening to see all the polarization and quick thinking in both political and civil discourse. But that is the hand we have been dealt. It seems there is no other way.
Our brains have simply not evolved to provide the nuanced discussions some of us desire. But those of us who want these nuanced conversations are not better off than the ones who watch memes on Tik-Tok all day.
In fact, when researchers asked the most educated among us, including medical students, teachers, university lecturers, scientists…