Podcast

The Lightest Form of Flogging is a terrible podcast in which a casserole-loving baptist and a stodgy Presbyterian try to understand how they got to be the way they are.

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The Lightest Form of Flogging

A podcast in which a stodgy Presbyterian and a casserole loving baptist discuss just how they got to be the way they are.

It’s not a theology podcast. It’s so much worse.

 

Episodes

45: He’s Seen the Wires

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In this episode, David eats Linguini, we have a silly ad and read an iTunes review, and of course correct ourselves in follow up. Typical.

For our main topic, we discuss the Dunning-Kruger effect—or why incompetent people think they’re amazing. It’s a deep dive into our show, when you think about it. Anyway, we discuss the idea that expertise has been devalued in our culture and how easy it is to learn five chords or three Photoshop filters. Then David talks a little about how his awareness of this concept has pushed him to take a hands-off approach to things he doesn’t know a lot about.

Mentioned Links

  • Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing (Video)

  • The episode where David talks about his fear of incompetence.

  • The episode where David talks about his distaste for Christian publishing.


David Mikucki