the death of expertise

It’s been quite a few years since isaac asimov wrote “the relativity of wrong.”  the problem he described then has not improved but rather gotten so much worse in the ensuing years… opinions are NOT created equal !!!  it is not the definition of democracy that your opinion is just as good as anyone else’s. some folks’ opinions are more informed than others’ … and let’s be honest: some people are just plain smarter. following is a wonderful essay by “an expert” which will unfortunately never be read by those most in need of its message :(

The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols


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