Margaret Heffernan's recent book, Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril, explores the many reasons for willful blindness and profiles courageous individuals who saw the facts.
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Willful blindness occurs when there are things we could know, should know but somehow manage not to know. Bradley Manning represents a classic case of willful blindness
The other day I was in a car with my daughter, being driven by a friend who, because the journey was long, fit in a conference call. I sat frozen in my seat. What could I do?
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