Wisdom

Sometimes It’s Best to Express Your Wisdom in Silence

"An ultracrepidarian is someone who goes 'beyond the shoe.' He is 'one who is presumptuous and offers advice or opinions beyond his sphere of knowledge.' Or 'someone who has no special knowledge of a subject but who expresses an opinion about it.' Apelles’ concern was that the shoemaker should stick with his area of expertise and not presume to be an expert on everything." - Challies

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The Contradiction of the Negligent ‘Helicopter Parent’

"The flip side of 'helicopter parenting' is the almost shocking level of neglect those same parents occasionally show their kids. These parents can be extremely overbearing in certain areas, often insignificant ones. At the same time, they are indifferent towards other, more important parts of their children’s upbringing." - Intellectual Takeout

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Making life-or-death decisions is very hard – here’s how we’ve taught people to do it better

"The resulting delay, which we’ve called 'redundant deliberation,' happens when people take too long to make a choice between difficult options. We’ve found indecision is the most dangerous aspect of a high-stakes situation. " - The Conversation

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