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Greek orator-Demosthenes

“The easiest thing of all is to deceive oneself; for we believe whatever we want to believe.” 

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The Age of the Ultracrepidarian

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The ultracrepidarians

Ultracrepidarian is a person who offers opinion beyond their knowledge.

Opinions combined with Ignorance is a Dangerous Combination!!

Why do people feel compelled to of...

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The interesting origin:

Apelles of Kos, one of the famous painters of Ancient Greece, often brought his paintings to the village square to gain some real-time feedback. On one of these occasions, a shoema...

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Mark twain

“We all do no end of feeling, and we mistake it for thinking.”

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Be skeptical but be scientific

Ultracrepidarians hate science. They hate evidence. It exposes their opinions for what they are — mere opinions without the knowledge or experience to support them.

Science demands skepticism...

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Takeaways
  • Are you trying to help someone do what’s best for them or promote your own agenda?
  • Are you trying to help others on their own journey or are you looking to inflate your own ego?

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