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The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
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The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
This article looks at what the author describes as our brain hiding its own blind spots from us. There is a tendency to overestimate our abilities in areas we're not good at.

The article talks about the Dunning-Kruger effect at work in Donald Trump but I think it's applicable to religious belief as well. The author claims that a person who is poor at logic will be inhibited from recognizing that fact.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

Albert Einstein
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
Right, it is easy to be intelligent, reasonable, sincere, humble, and wrong; but those folks are more likely to understand how and why they might be wrong and tend to be cautious about what they claim. Not a characteristic of people who don't know enough to have a good idea of what they don't know.
I'm not anti-Christian. I'm anti-stupid.
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
(February 1, 2019 at 11:33 am)AFTT47 Wrote: This article looks at what the author describes as our brain hiding its own blind spots from us. There is a tendency to overestimate our abilities in areas we're not good at.

The article talks about the Dunning-Kruger effect at work in Donald Trump but I think it's applicable to religious belief as well. The author claims that a person who is poor at logic will be inhibited from recognizing that fact.

Two guys hear about Dunning Kruger for the first time.
The first guy feels just a little bit uneasy, thinking about the times the he became over confident about his own knowledge.
The second guy doesn't critically self examine himself at all, and immediately diagnoses the first guy with Dunning Kruger.
We do not inherit the world from our parents. We borrow it from our children.
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
(February 1, 2019 at 12:12 pm)Yonadav Wrote: Two guys hear about Dunning Kruger for the first time.
The first guy feels just a little bit uneasy, thinking about the times the he became over confident about his own knowledge.
The second guy doesn't critically self examine himself at all, and immediately diagnoses the first guy with Dunning Kruger.

This is important!

Part of overrating one's own intelligence is assuming that only one's opponents are capable of overrating their intelligence.
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
Guys driving. /thread
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
(February 1, 2019 at 11:33 am)AFTT47 Wrote: This article looks at what the author describes as our brain hiding its own blind spots from us. There is a tendency to overestimate our abilities in areas we're not good at.

The article talks about the Dunning-Kruger effect at work in Donald Trump but I think it's applicable to religious belief as well. The author claims that a person who is poor at logic will be inhibited from recognizing that fact.
You misspelled Obama, I don't know how as his name doesn't even start with a "T". any way for the future it O-B-A-M-A.. Obama is the worst president to ever be elected to the office and has absolutely no legacy besides spending more in his two terms than all of the other presidents combined!!!
Hehe




but who am I kidding you won't care about the truth, as trump being a obama duck president is what your whole thread is about. if that is what you need to get out of bed in the morning. If truth is a concern know this list is a year old!
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Looks like poster Dirch is a Trump and Hannity acolyte. That explains much. It's also amusing.
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
(February 1, 2019 at 7:40 pm)Belaqua Wrote:
(February 1, 2019 at 12:12 pm)Yonadav Wrote: Two guys hear about Dunning Kruger for the first time.
The first guy feels just a little bit uneasy, thinking about the times the he became over confident about his own knowledge.
The second guy doesn't critically self examine himself at all, and immediately diagnoses the first guy with Dunning Kruger.

This is important!

Part of overrating one's own intelligence is assuming that only one's opponents are capable of overrating their intelligence.


That depends really on who you, the other and the situation happen to be.

(March 9, 2019 at 1:31 pm)sdelsolray Wrote: Looks like poster Dirch is a Trump and Hannity acolyte.  That explains much.  It's also amusing.

Go and seek out any revolting loud mouthed ignoramus, and you would find drich has either already surpassed him or is diligently working to do so while affecting to be his acolyte.

(February 1, 2019 at 12:12 pm)Yonadav Wrote:
(February 1, 2019 at 11:33 am)AFTT47 Wrote: This article looks at what the author describes as our brain hiding its own blind spots from us. There is a tendency to overestimate our abilities in areas we're not good at.

The article talks about the Dunning-Kruger effect at work in Donald Trump but I think it's applicable to religious belief as well. The author claims that a person who is poor at logic will be inhibited from recognizing that fact.

Two guys hear about Dunning Kruger for the first time.
The first guy feels just a little bit uneasy, thinking about the times the he became over confident about his own knowledge.
The second guy doesn't critically self examine himself at all, and immediately diagnoses the first guy with Dunning Kruger.



Is there a name for a psychiatric condition that causes one to imagines himself to be the indispensable didact in any situation, the voice of everyone else’s conscience, the appointed spokesman of rectitude, and the natural arbiter in any moral dispute?
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
Like a someone starting a thread indicating the bias that religious believers aren’t logical and must all suffer from said effect?
"There ought to be a term that would designate those who actually follow the teachings of Jesus, since the word 'Christian' has been largely divorced from those teachings, and so polluted by fundamentalists that it has come to connote their polar opposite: intolerance, vindictive hatred, and bigotry." -- Philip Stater, Huffington Post

always working on cleaning my windows- me regarding Johari
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RE: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Religious Belief
(March 9, 2019 at 6:26 pm)tackattack Wrote: Like a someone starting a thread indicating the bias that religious believers aren’t logical and must all suffer from said effect?

Yes, I know. The people who started that thread still suffers from reverse dunning Kruger effect.
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