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American Narcissism

It’s obvious that self-esteem is an essential component of a healthy psychology, but I’ve also slowly come to realize that a healthy self-worth actually includes some degree of unrealistic overconfidence.   914 more words

Cognitive Science

The Dunning-Kruger Effect

One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision…

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Reality Check

Imposter Syndrome

After talking online with a friend about Imposter Syndrome and feedback, I decided to ramble a bit into the camera about it. Pardon the quick editing job. 18 more words

Life

Unsolicited Indie Advice: Dunning-Kruger, Part Two-ger

This is part two of an ongoing series in which I identify key skills and aptitudes which I have found necessary in order to have the best chance of succeeding as a self publisher or indie micro publisher. 1,361 more words

Indie Publishing

Unsolicited Indie Advice, Part One: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and The Novice Publisher

This is part one of an ongoing series in which I identify key skills and aptitudes which I have found necessary in order to have the best chance of succeeding as a self publisher or indie micro publisher. 1,559 more words

Indie Publishing

Why some people are too stupid to understand that they are stupid

Have you ever wondered why the internet seems to be full of stupid people? Or why the people who don’t know what they’re talking about keep pretending to be experts in the subject? 329 more words

Article

The Staggering Bullshit of Self-Referential Journalism

I recently came across an article entitled “Why ‘C’ Students Usually End up Being the Most Successful in Life”. The author of the article argues that the most successful people in the world are those who got mediocre grades throughout their life and “didn’t allow their academic experiences to deter them from rising to the top.” I’m normally one to ignore Elite Daily articles, but this article struck a chord with me, because it is a perfect example of the type of self-referential bullshit peddled by most journalism targeted at Millennials today. 2,344 more words

Business