Posts Tagged: Ross Douthat

Wrong, Wrong, Wrong, Wrong


Everyone is wrong at times, even people who are paid lots of money to be right. The 1984 book The Experts Speak collected thousands of wrong statements and predictions, and reading it can ease one’s anxieties about being incorrect:

The Experts Speak, by bludgeoning us with wrongness…can act as the reminder of fallibility that our minds so often can’t.