Tag: Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything

Why we so often misinterpret the outside world

By Cindy Wagman (December 5, 2019) Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything: A Theory of Human Misunderstanding by Bobby Duffy, Basic Books, November 26, 2019, 304 pp., $29.21 Guess what? We know nothing! Well, not quite nothing, but when it comes to our understanding of numerical information, we are so far off from reality that it might as well be make-believe. And…