Category Archives: Seniors

Rumination (Not to be confused with Ruination…or is it?)


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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.

Thought for the day…


 

Nothing soothes our anxieties and insecurities
like feeling superior to another.

People who think their opinions are superior to others are most prone to overestimating their relevant knowledge and ignoring chances to learn more


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?

https://digest.bps.org.uk/2018/05/31/people-who-think-their-opinions-are-superior-to-others-are-most-prone-to-overestimating-their-relevant-knowledge-and-ignoring-chances-to-learn-more/