Monday, July 6, 2009

Barry Schwartz on 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.

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Barry Schwartz on our loss of wisdom

Please feel free to comment with constructive suggestions for future lessons.



  1. Thanks for preparing these useful lessons! They've halped me a lot. I'd also like to know if you have the answer sheet.
    Mada-from Brazil

    1. Hello, no I'm sorry I haven't. I will consider it in the future.