Key Insights From:
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
- The historic interaction between Cortés and Montezuma kicked off a new era of grave misunderstandings between strangers.
- Sometimes the more you think you know about a stranger, the less you actually know.
- Sitcoms are incredibly misleading about what we can and can’t know about strangers.
- Amanda Knox’s wrongful murder conviction shows us how a mismatch between behavior and social expectations can be damaging.