Why Stupid People Think They’re Smart

Clearly A Genius

One of life’s interesting ironies is that while intelligent people are frequently aware of how little they know, very stupid people are frequently convinced they’re stable geniuses.

How can this be?

If we metaphorically think about intelligence and knowledge as a coordinate system, things become a little clearer. Let’s imagine a sphere. The surface area of a sphere is…

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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

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