Trump is exploiting the faulty mechanisms in people’s minds…

Quote of the day:

“Every which way, Trump is exploiting the faulty mechanisms in people’s minds. It feels like we are in a world where, to me, some meaningful part of the electorate is beyond reasoning with – beyond fact, anti-science. All the mental faculties that lead to human progress, they are opposed to.”

Michael Lewis interviewed in the FT.

His new book, The Undoing Project, is a treat that I have promised myself for the Christmas period.

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