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Solomon’s Paradox: Do You Really Take Your Own Advice?

The psychological science behind “wise reasoning”!

Solomon’s Paradox: Do You Really Take Your Own Advice? An illustration showing a king seated on a throne. In his hand, the King seems to be holding an orb that has the label “WISDOM” written on it.
King with the Wisdom-orb: illustrative art created by the author

Solomon’s paradox describes a relatively ubiquitous psychological phenomenon: your friend approaches you for advice on a pressing problem; you give her great advice and she is very thankful for your wisdom.

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Hemanth

Hemanth

Student of Life | Independent Scientist | Founder: https://streetscience.net/ | Twitter: @Walking_Temple