Experts as Blowhards

Note – this is Part 3 of a series on Tom Nichols’ book The Death of Expertise. You can also go to Part 1 and Part 2.

Continuing on our discussion of Tom Nichols The Death of Expertise I want to talk about a specific story that Tom Nichols thinks shows that experts are giving us important information which we are ignoring, but which really shows that experts are infatuated with their own importance and focus on irrelevant technicalities to boost their own ego.
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The Real Cause of the Death of Expertise

Note – this is Part 1 of a series on Tom Nichols’ book The Death of Expertise. You can also go to Part 2 and Part 3.

I am currently listening to an audiobook titled The Death of Expertise. I have only just started it, so I am curious to see if my position changes over the course of the book. But so far, I think that the author Tom Nichols is dead wrong on the reason why Americans are skeptical of experts.
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