Illusory superiority (Dunning-Kruger)

Recognize feedback from the world.
Know the rules.
On most things you suck, as does everyone else.
A sense of oneupmanship is the cliche, the arrogance of male bravado.

You can admit your opponent has a point.

I haven’t seen cross-cultural studies on this but it would appear uniquely prominent in America due to social pressure. Yep, peer pressure. Real or imagined.

1. Be civil. 2. Be logical or fair. 3. Do not bore me.

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