Ignorance and certainty

Quote from Charles Darwin: “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.”

Quote from Bertrand Rusell: “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.”

Rings true? Then you may be interested in this study: Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments.

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