'We need books like this one'
And so I proclaim, o idiots and every stripe and morons of all kinds, this is your moment of glory: this book speaks only to you. But you will not recognise yourselves...
Stupidity is all around is, from the coworkers who won't stop hitting 'reply all' to the former school friends posting conspiracy theories on Facebook. But in order to battle idiocy, we must first understand it. In The Psychology of Stupidity, some of the world's leading psychologists and thinkers - including Nobel Prize winners will show you...
why smart people sometimes believe in utter nonsensehow our lazy brains cause us to make the wrong decisionswhy trying to debate fools is a traphow media manipulation and Internet overstimulation makes us dumberwhy the stupidest people don't think they're stupid
Their wisdom and wit are a balm for our aggrieved souls and a beacon of hope in a world of morons.