…peatedly demonstrated across a wide range of educational/cultural backgrounds and cognitive skills. A disquieting alternative possibility is that faulty thinking and self-assessment, rooted in neurobiology, makes us relatively impervious to better evidence and reason.
A dispassionate read on something profoundly alarming yet intriguing to the psyche. I tend to believe that your disquieting alternative into this sort of faulty thinking and self-assessment may explain in scope and degree a good swath of the population, however the root cause does stem on the state of our educational institutions that are in fact motivated by cultural capital.
Wonderful piece, I enjoyed reading this.