One of life’s ironies is that when you reach an age where you begin to believe you have real wisdom to impart, half the time you can’t remember what it was.
Nothing soothes our anxieties and insecurities
like feeling superior to another.
We all know someone who is convinced their opinion is better than everyone else’s on a topic – perhaps, even, that it is the only correct opinion to have. Maybe, on some topics, you are that person. No psychologist would be surprised that people who are convinced their beliefs are superior think they are better informed than others, but this fact leads to a follow on question: are people actually better informed on the topics for which they are convinced their opinion is superior?