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Democracy today was diminished

by: Eric B.

Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 14:33:02 PM EDT


I am told by teh Twitters that right now in our ongoing experiment in the Dunning-Kruger effect that deliberations are now under way that would enshrine wolf hunting and undermine two successive citizen petitions to adrss what our ongoing experiment in the Dunning-Kruger effect has done.

Occasionally, I'll get asked about the Dunning-Kruger effect: It's not that really stupid people think of themselves as very smart, as most people tend to think, but the idea that highly competent people also tend to understand the limits of competence and think of themselves as less competent than truly incompetent people, who are unaware of how incompetent they really are.

This definition brought to you by today's debate on the wolf hunt.

Update! ... The deed was done.

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However, I think (4.00 / 2)
"Lots of folks are too stupid to realize they're stupid" is a pretty good shorthand version.


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