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Dunning-Kruger:  people of low ability suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly assessing their cognitive ability as greater than it is. The cognitive bias of illusory superiority derives from the metacognitive inability of low-ability persons to recognize their own ineptitude.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sun Nov 19th, 2017 at 06:01:19 AM EST
Persons of low ability lacking vision and leadership do quite often gain immense wealth which seems to be a guarantee  for political power and ultimately a finger on the nuclear codes in a briefcase.

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Sun Nov 19th, 2017 at 07:49:43 AM EST
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