Though of mature years, Aardvark still relishes learning new information, new ideas, new concepts. This morning I am pleased to share with you, gentle reader, the news that Donald Trump is the poster child for the Dunning-Kruger effect. 329 more words
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Lately, I find myself having ample opportunity to test my own level of empathy. These tests are coming, mostly, as I encounter people (real, online, or imaginary) with whom I vehemently disagree politically. 1,488 more words
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“I appear to be wiser than he, because I do not fancy I know what I do not know.”
I am wiser than this man, for neither of us appears to know anything great and good; but he fancies he knows something, although he knows nothing; whereas I, as I do not know anything, so I do not fancy I do.
“Those who think they know never learn.”
— Tao Te Ching, Chinese, philosophy, psychology, Dunning-Kruger effect
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“What’s curious is that, in many cases, incompetence does not leave people disoriented, perplexed, or cautious.
"If you're incompetent, you can't know you’re incompetent... skills you need to..." Dunning-Kruger Effect
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“If you’re incompetent, you can’t know you’re incompetent… skills you need to produce a right answer are exactly the skills you need to recognize what a right answer is.”