The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

Real experts know what they don’t know and we should value it

Obviously not a new insight: Don’t trust an expert who never doubts. This essay (shall we say: expertly) lays out a framework for understanding how the «theatre of experise» works and the detrimental effects it has. It also offers an antidote we can all apply: Ask better questions.

Published in Weekly Filet #315, in September 2020.

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