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"I appear to be wiser than he, because I do not fancy I know what I do not know."

“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.

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The Dunning-Kruger Effect

One of the craziest things brought to my attention during class was the idea that it’s possible not to realize how incompetent we are due to our incompetency. 222 more words

"Those who think they know never learn." (Dunning-Kruger Effect)

“Those who think they know never learn.”

— Tao Te Ching, Chinese, philosophy, psychology, Dunning-Kruger effect

“What’s curious is that, in many cases, incompetence does not leave people disoriented, perplexed, or cautious.

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"If you're incompetent, you can't know you’re incompetent... skills you need to..." Dunning-Kruger Effect

“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.”

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Too Clueless to Be Clueless

This comes from an assignment written in my English class.

My teacher, Mr. Theriault, said:

“There is a famous saying “When an ass (donkey) looks into a mirror it doesn’t see an angel.” Often students, teachers, people blame something else for what it going on when the real problem is them. 707 more words


Not-so-Blissful Ignorance

Anosognosia or the Dunning-Kruger effect is quite the puzzle. Originally used as a term for a severe mental illness, it has been adapted to describe a common problem we all face. 244 more words