Malcolm Gladwell's latest book explores why people struggle to understand strangers, and the negative (and even tragic) consequences when we don’t. He looks at the cases of Sandra Bland, Jerry Sandusky, Bernie Madoff, Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler. The book is based on the "default to truth theory."
Malcolm Gladwell on the tragic consequences of misreading strangers
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