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Originally posted by AlonzoTyper
Please explain to me how this is some new break through............
This is tantamount to tone deaf people not realizing they're horrible at singing.
Why bother to waste your time attempting to explain "color" to a blind person?
Originally posted by Merlin Lawndart
You can't know you're ignorant and be ignorant at the same time.
Originally posted by NoHierarchy
This is the Dunning-Kruger Effect
how they can convince so many people that they are the greatest thing since sliced bread.
Originally posted by Iwinder
Good thread and I am wondering if this "No child left behind" or nobody fails and everyone gets a trophy just for being here today has anything to do with these findings.
Originally posted by flexy123
And..as to your question how they "can convince":
Well, uhm..it's POLITICIANS...their whole goal and purpose is to CONVINCE people no matter what it takes, because they need their votes. If we assume that the avg. politician is smart (respective the people behind them)..they know *exactly* what buttons to press, what emotions to stir and how to talk to the common, average Joe to gain their votes. It's their whole purpose and what their profession is about.edit on 29-2-2012 by flexy123 because: (no reason given)