053. The madness of crowds

A discussion on popular delusions.


Questions to ponder

  1. What is the optimal number of people solving a problem?
  2. Did we make the “right choice” in November?
  3. Why does it appear that “Fads and Fallacies” must be met with A Continued Need For Vigilance Against Fraud? Why can’t we snuff out the fakery for good?

Readings to consider