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The Curse of Elite Stupid

There’s a problem that’s pretty widespread in typology circles, which I call “elite stupid.” Many typologists are smarter than your average person, but still not part of the academic elite. So they read a couple of books about “big topics” and make conclusions based on those few books that miss the bigger picture. For example, typologists who are into Sam Harris will sometimes talk about his “deep erudition”, “unparalleled in his conceptual clarity” and so on. But almost the whole class of academic elites who are specialized in his field find him to be unclear in his reasoning and selective/haphazard in…

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