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Archive for October 1st, 2015

That worse for the facts – decision-making and figures of authority

Posted by picard578 on October 1, 2015

People have a tendency to assume that anything said by figures of authority must automatically be correct, at least when they are talking about their own fields. This, on its face, seems to be a logical assumption. After all, an expert has studied his field far more thoroughly than a layman, and with his greater knowledge he should be more capable of drawing conclusions.

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