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It is possible that, like all things good and bad, an overabundance of cleverness can produce negative outcomes in a person's day to day life, philosopher and writer Julian Baggini argues.
Al Gore has been in town launching his new book, "The Assault on Reason," and you could have predicted the buzz: Is he about to jump into the race? What you probably wouldn't have predicted, because it's insane, is the counterbuzz -- that Gore, poor fellow, is just too ostentatiously smart to be elected president.