As the world begins to open back up in fits and starts, we are, more than ever, longing for certainty. But certainty is likely a long way off. In the meantime, we should turn to practical wisdom to guide us.
The television show Mad Men gets much of its insight from holding up a bygone work era to spotlight just how much societal views have changed in a short time and how unenlightened those notions seem today in retrospect.
Many years ago, the very distinguished experimental psychologist, George Miller, in a presidential address to the American Psychological Association, admonished the academics in his audience to “give psychology away.”