12 July 2010 at 23:01
When people are incompetent in the strategies they adopt to achieve success and satisfaction, they suffer a dual burden: Not only do they reach erroneous conclusions and make unfortunate choices, but their incompetence robs them of the ability to realize it.
— from Errol Morris’ series of articles on the anosognosic’s dilemma
10 March 2010 at 20:36
Shows you the problem with blindly following experts: They’re experts on the past. No one is an expert on the future.
Often, people “in the know” try to fit you into a mold of what’s come before. If it’s foreign, strange, or new from how they’re used to working, they’ll tell you it’s wrong.
— Matt Linderman on the importance of keeping expert opinion in perspective.