In this inspiring TED Talk, Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for "practical wisdom" as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully that rules often fail us, incentives often backfire, and practical, everyday wisdom will help rebuild our world.

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  • lowie

    Very true!Awesome lecture.:)

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  • Read more in an interview with Barry Schwarz, right after he gave this talk.
  • Barry Schwarz previous research was on 'Paradox of Choice', where he asserts that less can actually be more.   Simplify your life.
  • Do something beyond the scope of your rules, to cultivate practical wisdom.

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