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Posted by RedondoMike
Tomorrow is the Anniversary of the start of the Civil War.Personally I would be if they would secede again.Lincoln had a chance to free the slaves in the union and offer freedom and sanctuary in the north for those who lived in the south. The war ...
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Psychology
Feb 6Feb 6

Posted by Word
Old understanding, new name?
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Progressives, Socialists, and Black Lives Matter
Jan 8Jan 8

Posted by yvilletom
Corporate Reforms Are Necessary Corporations won’t go away but years ago I heard a mid-level corporate officer say a prison term might help his career. For him, a life term without parole would help. For his corporation, an equivalent to the death...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Jan 7Jan 7

Posted by JackPedigo
A common term we have used many times but using a different terminology. anosognosia: When a patient reported having no cognitive problems but the family member reported significant difficulties, he was considered to have poor awareness of illness:...
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AUTHORS, EDITORS, PUBLISHERS, AND READERS
Jan 4Jan 4

Posted by Petter
Some years ago I suggested a plot idea to a local author, and then helped her flesh it out. As she wrote the story, I read her draughts, editing contradictions, etc. and being helpful. When it was finished, I proof read the manuscript and then went ...
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Pet pictures and discussion
Dec 30, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by OldGoat43
Zippy loves to cuddle up against my neck and shoulder to keep warm when I turn down the heat at night.
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Religion & Spirituality
Nov 28, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by Atheist_News
I’ve met a few atheists over the years that believe ghosts are real. I’m a skeptical atheist, so it’s difficult for me to wrap my head around the idea that there are atheists who will believe in ghosts without any credible evidence.
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CLASSIC ROCK RULES
Nov 27, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by bobwjr
LINKArlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant”: the story behind the Thanksgiving staple - Vox
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Philosophy & Meaning
Nov 26, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by waitingforgodo
Is there any significant difference between the view that the existence of (fairies at the bottom of the garden) is unknown or unknowable or that reason is incapable of providing sufficient rational grounds to justify either the belief that (fairies ...
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General & Hellos
Nov 12, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by creative51
39 comments on a post of a believer?. And members complain of trolls getting on this site!?! You just gave a troll a ton of points and ran up their level to 4. I do not know who is more stupid. Religious people or the atheist - agnostic fools on this...
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Profile
Oct 3, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by MaryJane
Trump’s infection is part of an ominous national trend as cases rise in most states Good  morning. The Dunning Kruger effect is a psychological theorem about incompetent and ignorant people (Trump) who are too to realize the ...
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News & Links
Oct 3, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by MaryJane
Trump’s infection is part of an ominous national trend as cases rise in most states Good  morning. The Dunning Kruger effect is a psychological theorem about incompetent and ignorant people (Trump) who are too stupid to ...
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Quotes
Sep 4, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by Hages
“Science is the best idea humans have ever had. The more people who embrace that idea, the better.“ - Bill Nye
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FreeThinkers
Jul 12, 2020Jul 2020

Posted by Philip21
A simple explanation .... The Dunning-Kruger Effect Explains Why Society Is So Screwed-Up “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” -Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man
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News & Links
Jun 12, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by snytiger6
LINKStudy finds the most racially prejudiced people tend to think that they are less racist than the average person
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Quotes
May 13, 2020May 2020

Posted by Moravian
"the greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge". taken from a video explaining the Dunning Kruger effect
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News & Links
Apr 24, 2020Apr 2020

Posted by ToolGuy
There are some people who minimize the seriousness of the COVID-19 outbreak by comparing it — without data, just Dunning-Kruger effects — to deaths from other causes. Here are some numbers.
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Trump Pinata
Mar 22, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by MichelleGar1
This is crazy and really scary!
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FreeThinkers
Mar 16, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by Jetty
LINKA different perspective on death
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Religion & Spirituality
Jan 26, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by Ryu-Dad
Just a comment I used on a Facebook post from a friend: Why do Christians, Muslims, Jews and what ever religions not realise with them all saying there is only one god do they not just disband their religions and either go home or create a new only ...
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Trump Pinata
Jan 21, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by BirdMan1
Rex Tillerson and the "Fucking moron!" I hereby suggest that the American Psychological Association award Dunning and Kruger a special honorable citation for their work on the "Dunning-Kruger Effect." This describes the situation in which a ...
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Politics
Dec 22, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by ToolGuy
I believe that this has been posted here before but it is still worthy. What do you think? Is stupidity more dangerous than malice? Is this an example of the Dunning-Kruger effect?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 5, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by FearlessFly
Scientists’ brains shrank a bit after an extended stay in Antarctica
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Memes R Us
Dec 1, 2019Dec 2019

Posted by Lizard_of_Ahaz
Happy Sinful Sunday...
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Music Fans
Nov 25, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by Lilac-JadeCanada
Lou Rawls
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Critical thinking
Nov 17, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by RichieO
For those not yet familiar with the Dunning–Kruger effect, a much-simplified video explanation...
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Uncommon words and their meanings.
Nov 5, 2019Nov 2019

Posted by itsmedammit
Dunning-Kruger Effect Named for Cornell psychologist David Dunning and his then-grad student Justin Kruger, it describes the observation that people who are ignorant or unskilled in a given domain tend to believe they are much more competent than ...
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General & Hellos
Aug 10, 2019Aug 2019

Posted by Captain_Feelgood
I'm actually thinking about boating across the Atlantic, but I guess this is relevant ... 😎👍
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Music Fans
Jul 9, 2019Jul 2019

Posted by BookDeath
I read today that a young man, Elijah Al-Amin, was killed by a man b/c HE (Elijah) WAS LISTENING TO RAP MUSIC. So, Elijah, this is for you. Logic-Homicide
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Music Fans
Jun 4, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by panthera
Susan Tedeschi - Just Won't Burn
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General & Hellos
Jun 4, 2019Jun 2019

Posted by SeaGreenEyez
LINKTrump supporters explained - Dunning-Kruger Effect
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
May 21, 2019May 2019

Posted by AnonySchmoose
"Maybe You Really Can Use Black Holes to Travel the Universe........................ 1/25/2019 — By Gaurav Khanna, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth............... One of the most cherished science fiction scenarios is using...
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Academic (e.g., Science)
May 13, 2019May 2019

Posted by ADKSparky
Congratulations world, we're headed to become oven baked humans. CO2 had hit just over 415 ppm.
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All Things Asia
May 3, 2019May 2019

Posted by Boomtarat03
37 people beheaded in SAUDI ARABIA
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Memes R Us
Mar 27, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by Rudy1962
Too true.
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Politics
Mar 19, 2019Mar 2019

Posted by SkotlandSkye
LINKWho Do Jared and Ivanka Think They Are?
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Politics
Feb 20, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by ATDayHiker
LINKDonald Trump Is The Dunning — Kruger Effect Personified
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Trump Pinata
Feb 15, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by Paul4747
While talking to my therapist, I accidentally (for just a minute) confused Dunning-Kruger and Creutzfeldt-Jakob, before realizing I didn't know what I was talking about at that point, and looking it up. In that moment, I knew exactly what it's like ...
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Politics
Feb 4, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by William_Mary
The Need for a Compelling Anti-Capitalism Narrative "Out Of The Illusion Group"
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Health & Happiness
Feb 3, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by Tomfoolery33
LINKThe Dunning-Kruger effect, and how to fight it, explained by psychologist David Dunning - Vox
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 23, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by magicwatch
Dunning-Kruger Effect
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Jan 15, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by magicwatch
Creationist Megan Fox's visit to the Evolution exhibit. A classic case of the Dunning-Kruger effect (being far too stupid to realise that she is so stupid!).
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jan 8, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by magicwatch
Some Americans are ignorant and proud 85 The Dunning Kruger Effect
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Memes R Us
Jan 4, 2019Jan 2019

Posted by Captnron59
He's gonna love it!
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Memes R Us
Dec 29, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Write your own caption.
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Culinary Arts (RAW VEGAN CREATIONS)
Dec 29, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by WarmFluffy
Wanna see a Santa type turn into something like Crocodile Dundee. Fun makeover!
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Science, Health & History Tidbits
Dec 18, 2018Dec 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
The Dunning-Kruger Effect. - Pindex
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Politics
Nov 28, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Novelty
In the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people of low ability have illusory superiority and mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is. The cognitive bias of illusory superiority comes...
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Health & Happiness
Nov 16, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Lukian
Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing: An Animated Lesson from David Dunning (of the Famous “Dunning-Kruger Effect” )
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Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll
Nov 14, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Surfpirate
Just one more by Killer and then I need to get my ass in gear.
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Trump Pinata
Nov 12, 2018Nov 2018

Posted by Lutherzme
Dunning-Kruger Effect may explain Trumpers
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Cheesy Jokes
Oct 3, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by steve148
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music, and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays. - Henny Youngman
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Trump Pinata
Sep 26, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by beerkrump
I once thought that 45 was just a wealthy, racist, egomaniacal ass. Later, I thought that he was a narcissistic attention whore with Mommy issues. But, those didn't quite explain a lot of the odd behavior. Now, I think that he is the ...
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"Positive Vibes"
Sep 7, 2018Sep 2018

Posted by Captnron59
Speaking in circles
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Music, Movies & Books
Aug 27, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by TheDrabbuh
Give her a listen.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 21, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Beowulfsfriend
What do folks thing about returning to the moon, and our current government saying that they want a colony there? Will this inspire other nations to make claims for mining, etc. India already announced a man to the moon by 2024.
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Philosophy & Meaning
Aug 15, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by ldheinz
The ignorant know so little but believe that they know so much because their horizon is so close that they believe that's all that there is. And they keep their horizon close by not growing up.
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Memes R Us
Aug 13, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Boogey
Racism and violence all in the name of god so it's ok
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Memes R Us
Aug 2, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Tomfoolery33
Now it makes sense.
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Silly, Random & Fun
Jul 8, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by Geoffrey51
A Christian, a Buddhist and an Atheist go into a bar... who wants to finish the joke :-)
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Memes R Us
Jun 28, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Rudy1962
No wait. This is the right number
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Jun 22, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by CaptnChainsaw
Is this a high or low point of the Dunning-Kruger effect?
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Childfree Domain
Jun 11, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by Wildgreens
Danish and Babies
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Music Fans
Jun 9, 2018Jun 2018

Posted by jrgeorge67
Carole King It's Too Late
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Memes R Us
May 21, 2018May 2018

Posted by Livinlife
Meh! Whatever....
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Politics
May 20, 2018May 2018

Posted by bobhoff59
LINKDonald Trump Is The ‘Dunning-Kruger’ President For A ‘Dunning-Kruger’ Age - The Intellectualist
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Music Fans
May 19, 2018May 2018

Posted by BBeberstein
Stand by me
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Photography
May 12, 2018May 2018

Posted by Brass22
The Stand Pompano Beach Fl
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Philosophy & Meaning
May 7, 2018May 2018

Posted by Anon66
You are weak and miserable If you believe other than your own power and strength.
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Politics
Apr 25, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by bobhoff59
The Dunning-Kruger president for a Dunning-Kruger age.
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Religion & Spirituality
Apr 11, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by Fulishsage
What is your knowledge of religion?
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General & Hellos
Apr 9, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by RavenCT
Just curious - do any ex-religious have religious tattoos and how do you feel about them now? I have an "Om" symbol on my shoulder but it's a tribute piece so it doesn't make me think "religion", So I don't regret it.
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Apr 7, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by Davidthinks
Will robots make them believe more or less?
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Memes R Us
Apr 6, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by EricTrommater
Speaking of the Dunning-Kruger effect...
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Silly, Random & Fun
Apr 1, 2018Apr 2018

Posted by idlopalev
I just got pranked by My Son. He asked me if I could get him a glass of water and had the faucet hose taped in the spray position so when I turned the faucet on I got soaking wet...
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Religion & Spirituality
Mar 31, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by HippieChick58
Nice!
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General & Hellos
Mar 25, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by Gilgamesh155326
Just saw and took a photo of this in my local ASDA HAHAH this can ONLY HAPPEN in the United Kingdom hahahah:d Good Advice though :P I think they meant Roll back the price but still hahahahah
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Music Fans
Mar 17, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
Barrels of Whiskey - The O'Reillys and the Paddyhats ...
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Health & Happiness
Mar 11, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by Sarahroo29
Are you tired when you're not active in the day?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Mar 6, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by cashmoney
Is the Dunning Kruger effect real?
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Religion & Spirituality
Feb 2, 2018Feb 2018

Posted by Rhonda873
Do you ever have to dumb your self down for believers?
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Feb 1, 2018Feb 2018

Posted by ScienceBiker
Dunning Kruger
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Academic (e.g., Science)
Dec 9, 2017Dec 2017

Posted by evidentialist
Can you think of examples of the Dunning-Kruger Effect? You know, that place where a little knowledge coupled to our rampaging id causes us to confidently step into the fray with our amazing ignorance and incompetence.
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Health & Happiness
Oct 31, 2017Oct 2017

Posted by AMGT
Dunning-Kruger effect
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