Almost all of us are ignorant about almost everything

because the world is too big not to be. This quote from Video - How to Be Correct About Everything All the TimeVideo - How to Be Correct About Everything All the Time

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author: exurb1a
title: How to Be Correct About Everything All the Time
year: [[2020]]
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beautifully captures our ignorance as humans. When it comes to knowledge about the world, we suffer the Dunning Kruger effect in almost every single aspect.

We should keep this mantra in mind when thinking about how we approach the world and the people around us. Conversely to what we think Admitting that you are wrong is a strengthAdmitting that you are wrong is a strength

As opposed to what we feel about being wrong, if we think about it logically, we have nothing to lose by admitting that we are wrong. If we are in an argument, the other person already thinks th...

Dale Carnegie also uses this as an argument in: Always avoid arguing with peopleAlways avoid arguing with people

Sounds pretty obvious, but we do it anyway. [[Book - How to win friends and influence people]] reminds us that there is never any situation that can be improved with an argument.

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