Particular Cognitive Biases
Overrating Our Abilites
Taking Responsibility for One's Own Behavior
Fundamental Attribution Error
the tendency to assume that our successes are all our own doing, while our failures are due to bad luck
also, other people do what feels right, but I do it for rational reasons
Rationalization (Claiming Admirable Intent for Our Behavior)
higher class leads to overconfidence leads to jobs
the social advantage of miscalibrated individuals
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upper-class people credit their inherent superiority