(1) This Election Reminds Me Why Everybody Hates Thinking

(1) This Election Reminds Me Why Everybody Hates Thinking

“Pennarun, an engineer at Google, has commented, that one of the things that makes smart people smart is their skill at such rationalization: “Smart people have a problem, especially (although not only) when you put them in large groups. That problem is an ability to convincingly rationalize nearly anything” – Alan Jacobs – How to…

(2) Thinking Is Hard

(2) Thinking Is Hard

Ideas: Thinking Series Introduction: There are a lot of great and helpful ideas floating around in the world through the internet. Alinea’s Ideas Series brings interesting ideas to the foreground in brief articles. These aren’t our ideas, but are ideas that social scientists, psychologists, theologians, philosophers or scientists find useful to explain and understand the…