Death By Dunning-Kruger

We humans are most dangerous when we only know a little bit.

A lop-sided U shaped graph with Confidence on the vertical and Competence on the horizontal, the tip of the U at the low end of competence is higher than the tip at the higher end.

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubt, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

Charles Bukowski

Our desire to be right is not merely a flexing of arrogant ego. It is directly connected to our survival instincts. If we know a thing then we know whether or not it can…



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Jeff Fox

Jeff Fox


A professional dancer, choreographer, theatre creator, and featured TEDx speaker with an honours degree in psychology, two black belts, and a lap-top.