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Old Fri, Mar-19-21, 12:08
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Originally Posted by wbahn
Sadly, most people in most fields are not really that well educated, but rather are, at best, well-trained. They are taught a bunch of "facts" that they simply accept at face value and that they then regurgitate for the rest of their career. This is as true for doctors, lawyers, and engineers as it is for nutritionists, economists, and psychiatrists. Depressingly few people in any field are taught to truly understand and think and critique what they are being taught.

What an excellent summing up of so much of the problem. So many confuse expertise with a good memory...
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