Tag Archives: Dunning-Kruger Effect

If “Person of the Year” means the person who made the biggest impact….

Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named “Man (Person) of the Year,” like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview… Read more »

The People have spoken…#@$% the People

Last night, Maine voted to expand Medicaid. Today, Maine’s governor says he won’t do it. | via @slatehttps://t.co/JpSvOeWaAv — SafetyPin-Daily (@SafetyPinDaily) November 9, 2017 Maine residents voted overwhelmingly to expand… Read more »

“I love the poorly educated,” said no effective and inspired leader ever

If you’re a liberal or progressive who’s been obsessively consuming Trumpocalypse post-mortems for the past nine months, you know that voters (fewer than half of them!) voted for Trump for… Read more »

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Philadelphia with Alabama in between

[P]olling continues to show that—in spite of unprecedented unpopularity—nearly all people who voted for Trump would do it again. But as I compared this year’s answers to last year’s responses… Read more »

Greetings from AmeriKKKa…where stupid is the new smart

FACT: Trump supporters are the stupidest people on the planet. — God (@TheGoodGodAbove) October 25, 2017 The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent… Read more »

“[A] practicing Muslim….cannot be a loyal citizen to the United States of America”

An unholy alliance of Islamophobic hate group members, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and armed anti-government militia members will rally against the nonexistent threat of sharia, or Islamic, law in the U.S… Read more »

A teachable moment? Please….

The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias wherein persons of low ability suffer from illusory superiority, by mistakenly assessing their ability as greater than their actual capability. The cognitive bias… Read more »