Not So Smart After All

According to Wikipedia, “Illusory superiority is a cognitive bias whereby individuals overestimate their own qualities and abilities relative to others. This is evident in a variety of areas including intelligence, performance on tasks or tests, and the possession of desirable characteristics or personality traits.” This may explain why so many students believe they have something to offer their professors. It may also explain why—for all their supposed knowledge—the elite of the church in Roman Corinth were absolutely clueless about the gospel. Richard and Fr. Marc discuss 1 Corinthians 8.

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(Episode 110; 1 Corinthians 8); Subscribe: http://feedpress.me/the-bible-as-literature; “Thatched Villagers” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http:// creativecommons .org/ licenses /by/3.0/)

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