Some people avoid second-guessing themselves on principle. It’s like Ser Alliser says in Game of Thrones: “Leadership is all about getting second-guessed by every clever little twat with a mouth. But if a leader starts second-guessing [himself], that's it. That's the end."
September 21 : Machiavelli
Niccolò Machiavelli is best known for arguing that people in power should use deception, force, and...
September 14 : Babies and the Birth of Morality
Doing the right thing is often an extremely difficult task. Yet psychological research indicates...
September 7 : Neuroscience and the Law
Recent advances in neuroscience have revealed that certain neurological disorders, like a...
Revered by some as an astute thinker and a pragmatic visionary, Niccolò Machiavelli is reviled by others for writing a manual for unscrupulous leaders everywhere, teaching them to do whatever it takes to defeat their enemies and stay in power, no matter how cruel or ruthless their actions might be.