Tag Archives: Dunning-Kruger Effect

‘Tis better to be thought a moron than…well, to be this guy

One of the distressing aspects of our collective political discourse are those living, breathing examples of the Dunning-Kruger Effect who walk among us. Yes, I’m referring to those intellectual titans… Read more »

America’s Lowest Common Denominator: When an entire class of people celebrates their ignorance

I find myself pondering the concept of stupidity with distressing frequency these days. America has evolved (devolved?) into a place where many regard and treat ignorance with the same consideration… Read more »

“This [fake] story is still developing and CTN will bring you more when we have it.”

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – It was early fall, and Donald Trump, behind in the polls, seemed to be preparing a rationale in case a winner like him somehow managed to lose…. Read more »

We are all confident idiots…some arrogantly so

In many areas of life, incompetent people do not recognize  —  scratch that, cannot recognize  —  just how incompetent they are, a phenomenon that has come to be known as… Read more »

Trump supporters: Proof too many Americans are willing to vote against their interests

The Trumpers never expected their guy to actually win the thing, and that’s their problem now. They wanted only to whoop and yell, boo at the H-word, wear profane T-shirts,… Read more »