“The intensity of our belief that we are right

does not convert our opinions into truth.”

– Michael Josephson

Self-righteousness often results from believing that the more certain we are, the more likely we are to be right. The contrary is often true. Our certainty blinds us to other points of view, perceptions and new evidence. It is best to temper our passion with a bit of humility and respect for other perspectives.

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