"Incompetent People Too Ignorant to Know It"

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ohai's picture

Breaking news!

http://news.yahoo.com/incompetent-people-too-ignorant-know-175402902.html

Of course, I realized this already, since I am not at all incompetent. 

Edit: Also, someone got paid money to do this research? 

“Be aware of this 40 year old men in our country.They suffer from mid life crisis and are always trying to be in the good books of young girls.” -Rahul Roy

CFAvsMBA's picture

Fundamental attribution error hard at work.

I know what I know, know what I don’t know, and don’t know what I don’t know.

bchad's picture

A famous George Carlin quote:

Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that. George Carlin

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Of course, that would technically be the median person, rather than the mean person (both of which are legitimate meanings for average, BTW.

You want a quote?  Haven’t I written enough already???

jmh530's picture

If IQ is normally distributed, then presumably if there is a person with IQ>200, there should be someone with negative IQ.

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