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What can an ancient comedian teach us about self help? Surprisingly – a lot. In the 16th century there was a humanist named Erasmus of Rotterdam who wrote a comedic piece about the tension that exists between the human emotion and human reason. In his writing he used the ratio of 24:1 to describe the power of emotion over reason. Of course, in the 16th century they didn’t use the term, self help! The exactness of this ratio may or may not be accurate, but it is a powerful visual to show usRead more »