THE POWER OF STUPIDITY
Stupid people must be kept on a very short leash, if they slip into power, the consequences can be catastrophic. It is not difficult to understand how social, political and institutional power enhances the damaging potential of a stupid person. But one still has to explain and understand what essentially it is that makes a stupid person dangerous to other people - in other words what constitutes the power of stupidity.
The Fundamental Laws of Human Stupidity is a famous essay by the economic historian Carlo Maria Cipolla that explores the controversial subject of (...)
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