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Personal Essay

The Danger of a Single Story

“The consequence of the single story is this: It robs people of dignity. It makes our recognition of our equal humanity difficult. It emphasizes how we are different rather than how we are similar.” – Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Recently I was reminded of the danger of a single story during a lecture by Robert […]

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Economic Empowerment

Change is Rational, Humans Aren’t

As someone who studies human behavior, I understand that people are not rational thinkers. Economists think we can be rational, but most people don’t need to read a book to conclude that humans tend to err on the side of the illogical. If you’ve ever interacted with people, you know we can be downright baffling! […]