Tag Archives: Dunning-Kruger Effect

“[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 »

Trump supporters: Like sheep willingly led to slaughter

Forgiving Trump voters in CNN segment give him "A" grade for performance so far: https://t.co/wvIRF2O2u8 pic.twitter.com/KWyyiNdqfA — Slate (@Slate) April 2, 2017 The big stories of Donald Trump’s presidency so… Read more »

“[I]illiberalism and xenophobia in the hands of a would-be autocrat will make for a dangerous brew”

A parrot flies out the window in Soviet Russia. The owner rushes to the Moscow offices of the K.G.B., where he tells an agent: “I just want to make clear… Read more »

The fact that America has been “dumbed down” explains how we got to where we are

Yeah, because that is the problem with America right now: Liberals sounding too smart. pic.twitter.com/NUPUGi3t7l — Mrs. Betty Bowers (@BettyBowers) March 18, 2017 I have to laugh at those who… Read more »

“You saddled the rest of us with misrule and disaster. Own it.”

Holy mother of god, I’m tired of reading quotes from people who live in places where the local economy went to hell or Mexico in 1979, and who have spent… Read more »

‘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 »