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Who else could be a courageous person?
Yet an expert usually makes worse judgments than ordinary idiots when it comes to anything outside their field.
I am irritated when people defer to my expertise, but I am even more irritated when they do not.
It’s understandable, although uncouth to be highly opinionated about things of which you are entirely ignorant. It’s uncouth, although understandable to be highly opinionated about things of which you are entirely knowledgeable.
In our time of hyper-specialized labor and historically accumulated expertise, even the most talented can only aspire to be “pretty good at several things.”