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Talking to strangers

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With ‘Talking to Strangers,’ Malcolm Gladwell Goes Dark. Human beings are by nature trusting — of people, technology, everything. Often, we’re too trusting, with tragic results. But if we didn’t suppress thoughts of worst-case scenarios, we’d never leave the house. We definitely wouldn’t go on dating apps or invest in stocks or let our kids take gymnastics. (…) The “default to truth” theory is Mr. Gladwell’s latest obsession and the theme of his first book […]