Haha Sean — I do agree…The Mona Lisa is mostly famous because of its circumstance, not so much because of the painting itself.

It’s also a beautiful case of the Bandwagon Effect — the cognitive bias that we tend to place more value on things that are already popular. So, the Mona Lisa grows in popularity exponentially the more people talk about it being famous.

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