How Too Much Data Makes People Stupid

Data Buffer, 2020 by imbue

Data is not knowledge and it certainly is not wisdom. However, people in the west keep trying to mine it for purpose, meaning, certainty and everything they lack. This doesn’t work. It is, in fact, paralyzing.

Human beings cannot possibly read all the studies relevant to basic life decisions like eating, raising children, or not…

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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