Lake Wobegon Effect
Phenomenon whereby people who have little knowledge systematically think that they know more than others who have much more knowledge.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Wobegon_effect

Dunning-Kruger effect
Phenomenon whereby people who have little knowledge systematically think that they know more than others who have much more knowledge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning-Kruger_effect

Children’s Right to Roam
Interesting article showing how, over four generations, children have lost the right to explore the world around them. It it just another example of the “fear machine complex” at work.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=462091

Blind Faith
Very interesting article from the Washington Post showing how religiously ignorant many “religious” people are.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/01/AR2007030102073.html

Knowledge – Fox vs. Daily Show
A new study by the Pew Research Study shows that viewers of the Daily Show and the Colbert Report have the highest knowledge of national and international affairs, while Fox News viewers rank nearly dead last.
http://thinkprogress.org/2007/04/16/daily-show-fox-knowledge/

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