Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error

Kathryn Schulz | 2010
Posted in: Social Psychology
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“Of all the strife in the world . . . a staggering amount of it arises from the clash of mutually incompatible, entirely unshakable feelings of rightness.”  But:  “Our tricky senses, our limited intellects, our fickle memories, the veil of emotions, the tug of allegiances, the complexity of the world around us:  all of this conspires to ensure that we get things wrong again and again.”