The Intelligence Paradox

The Intelligence Paradox

Dr Dean Burnett explains why clever people can often come out the loser in arguments

One of the most infuriating experiences possible is arguing with someone who’s convinced they’re right when you know full well that they’re wrong, and can prove them wrong with facts and logic, but still they won’t budge. I once witnessed a blazing row between two people, one of whom was adamant that this is the 20th century, not the 21st, because “It’s 2015! Duh!” That was their actual argument.

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