The incompetent executive
Moar on irrationality
So much is said about the importance of executive functioning.
Frequently this is done by people whose executive functioning is impaired, biased, and has massive blind spots. Unfortunately for the poor executive class, there’s no one there to point out their blind spots. It seems most times that status and roles typically still trump common sense in our society.
How could this be? We spend so much time helping people become rational, reasonable humans. Is the educational industrial complex failing us? It certainly is failing students. The system that needs floor cleaners and middle managers and poverty and crime in order to continue? Our education system is working just fine…
That’s a long way of saying that our education system sucks. Bigly.
We’ve been tricked into thinking that our executive functioning, the reasonable, rational aspect of our nervous systems’ engagement with the field of existence, needs to always reign supreme.
And? If we couldn’t be reasonable and rational at times, w…
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