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Irrationality

The Enemy Within

By Stuart Sutherland
18-minute read
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Irrationality: The Enemy Within  by Stuart Sutherland

Irrationality (1991) is a guide to illogical decisions, unreasonable actions and irrational behavior as a whole. These blinks reveal how people tend to be more irrational than rational, examines several reasons why and offers solutions as to how we can become a little more logical in our decision making.

  • People who think of themselves as entirely rational beings
  • Anyone who struggles to make decisions, especially rational ones

Stuart Sutherland was a renowned psychologist and writer who taught at Oxford University and the University of Sussex. He is best known for his book Irrationality and a personal account of his struggle with manic depression, titled Breakdown.

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