People Have Wrong Intuitions about the Efficacy of Group Discussion Vs. Solitary Reflection

Against palaces of contemplation and philosopher kings

I occasionally spend my evenings on the couch re-reading Raymond Feist’s lovely Riftwar Saga, which I first devoured seven years ago. I like to read fantasy because it completely immerses you in another world. One of the planets figuring in this particular universe boasts an emperor – modestly called the Light of Heaven – who hangs out in his Palace of …

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