EditorialsBy Matt Bud, Chairman, The FENG

Do the “experts” know anything?

From our daily member newsletter on February 5, 2019

I have observed over my life that most of the people identified as experts are wrong a very high percentage of the time. In much the same way that a clock that has stopped is right twice a day, some acknowledged experts are identified by the media as genius only because they inadvertently made a correct guess at just the right time. Sometimes they have even been right despite themselves, but that never gets discussed. In addition, I hope you have also observed that the same talking heads who were wrong also have an explanation as to why they were wrong. It is all very amusing. Overcoming unconscious age bias is extremely difficult. Overcoming blatant age discrimination is even harder. [ Read more… ]