curated news for friends & family™
... because friends don't let friends go uninformed! ™    

So-Called Experts

by bill - 2021-07-10 ( culture / quotes )

From Rand's Quotes

Remember these when the "news" media holds someone up as an authority or expert in their attempt to make you go along with the program, whatever that program may be.

"Make three correct guesses consecutively and you will establish a reputation as an expert." -- Laurence J. Peter

"Weinberg's Corollary: An expert is someone who avoids the small mistakes while sweeping on to the grand fallacy."

"An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field." -- Niels Bohr (1885-1962)" -- [Quoted in A.L. Mackay, _The Harvest of a Quiet Eye_]

"An expert is someone who knows more and more about less and less until they know nearly everything about next to nothing." -- Norman Dann, Ph.D Soc. Sci.


Share this...

blog versionsimilar posts here... and elsewhere

Comments (we believe in free speech, but not necessarily these comments)
Leave a new comment regarding "so-called-experts":

post_ID = 3326

 
The Lazy Pug Cafe -- The Lazy Pug Cafe was a dilapidated old two-story farmhouse abandoned years ago, lately serving as a sad but charming reminder of days gone by. With its beautiful old weeping willow in front and a massive ancient oak tree, Ol' Lightnin', out back, locals were grateful someone was finally bringing the