Thursday, May 16, 2013

Quote: I'd Rather People Think I Think They're Dumb, Than Confirm It.

The title is just a shorter version for easy consumption. The following extended quote explains just a little more:

"I'd rather people think I think they're dumb, than to confirm I think they are."

This came up when I was trying to explain something. I either had to assume they didn't know something "basic", or ask them if they knew of the said something that was "common knowledge".

A way to combat this: http://xkcd.com/1053/
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