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Mar 5, 2022

Thoughts on Talking to Local vs. Foreign Experts (with Recommended Reads)

Quite often local experts express their dissatisfaction with foreign experts commenting on their countries. Do they have the right?


To varying degrees, all human beings are biased. It's a humbling fact. Humans quite often systemically fail to process certain pieces of information. More on cognitive biases in these two superb books.


https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11468377-thinking-fast-and-slow

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3450744-nudge?ref=nav_sb_ss_1_5


In my opinion, when trying to understand something, you'd best talk to both local and foreign experts. Each offers a unique perspective that helps you see the picture more clearly.

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