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The power of negative thinking

7 mins | Oct 27, 2020

Tim Harford on why we should all spend more time considering the prospect of failure. In this piece for the Financial Times, the Undercover Economist reflects on the perils of too much optimism in our lives, explaining why trying consistently to steer away from failure might actually make us susceptible to being paralysed by anxiety, and as a result, never being able to succeed.

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From Financial Times