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4:44 pm
Sun July 10, 2011

Can We Stop Predicting the Future?

Sun. 7/17 at 11am: It's impossible to predict the future, but humans can't help themselves. From the economy to the presidency to the Super Bowl, educated and intelligent people promise insight and repeatedly fail by wide margins. These mistakes and misses go unpunished, both publicly and in our brain, which has become trained to ignore the record of those who make them.

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