Thursday, June 5, 2014

"In the Modern World the Stupid Are Cocksure While the Intelligent Are Full of Doubt"

Thus spake Bertrand Russell, the agnostic whose tome A History of Western Philosophy is a must-read, quoted in this post linked to by A conservative blog for peace, summarized aptly by the Young Fogey as "dumb people don't know they're dumb; smart people often know their limits" — "The Dunning-Kruger Effect".

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