Shit You Don't Learn in School

11. The Pitfalls of Zeroism

May 21, 2021 Calvin Rosser & Steph Smith Season 2
Shit You Don't Learn in School
11. The Pitfalls of Zeroism
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Shit You Don't Learn in School
11. The Pitfalls of Zeroism
May 21, 2021 Season 2
Calvin Rosser & Steph Smith
The pandemic has been a fascinating case study in problem solving, yet remains a topic that parts of the world is deeply divided on. Just like other controversial topics, understanding that there is no perfect solution is both accurate and freeing.

In this episode, Steph and Calvin explore the idea of zeroism, or said otherwise, the pursuit of perfection. By identifying the tendency for humans to strive for perfection, they highlight the ways that thinking in absolutes can hinder our ability to make progress.


Show Notes
The pandemic has been a fascinating case study in problem solving, yet remains a topic that parts of the world is deeply divided on. Just like other controversial topics, understanding that there is no perfect solution is both accurate and freeing.

In this episode, Steph and Calvin explore the idea of zeroism, or said otherwise, the pursuit of perfection. By identifying the tendency for humans to strive for perfection, they highlight the ways that thinking in absolutes can hinder our ability to make progress.