Our loss of wisdom
Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for “practical wisdom” as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully that rules often fail us, incentives often backfire, and practical, everyday wisdom will help rebuild our world.
How whistle-blowers shape history
Fraud researcher and documentary filmmaker Kelly Richmond Pope shares lessons from some of the most high-profile whistle-blowers of the past, explaining how they’ve shared information that has shaped society, and why they need our trust and protection.
How to let go of being a “good” person and become a better person
What if your attachment to being a “good” person is holding you back from actually becoming a better person? Social psychologist Dolly Chugh explains the puzzling psychology of ethical behavior and shows how the path to becoming better starts with owning your mistakes.
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