The Dunning-Kruger Effect

By Leo Gura - October 15, 2018

The Dunning-Kruger Effect explains why, when people are ignorant, they tend to be aggressively ignorant.

“If you’re incompetent, you can’t know you’re incompetent… The skills you need to produce a right answer are exactly the skills you need to recognize what a right answer is.” — David Dunning

Basically, the more of a fool you are, the less capacity you have to recognize that you are being a fool. Have you noticed? — when dealing with a fool, how difficult it can be to convince him that he’s a fool? That’s precisely what makes him a fool!

Arrogance & intransigence are the hallmark of fools.

Humility is the hallmark of sages.

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