“Most of us don’t understand as much as we think, and yet we’re all cocksure about a range of issues. So when we are arguing about politics, what are we really arguing about? Is it about getting it right or is it about preserving our sense of rightness?” In Vox, a cognitive scientists explains why we pretend to know more than we do. (I have some thoughts on this topic which I’ll share just as soon as I’m done explain all the news on the internet.)