That famous saying---"that which does not kill us makes us stronger"---suggests that suffering automatically produces strength. It does not.
I'm walking through a trial that has led me to study what different thinkers say about suffering.
What if we are not primarily thinking creatures, but creatures of habit? What if we are not driven mainly by what we know, but by what we love? My review of this incredible book by James K.A. Smith.
A blog post at Nautilus argues that we need a whole new class of experts who study the science of stupidity. But don't such people already exist?