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I Told You So

Saying "I told you so" should make me feel stupid, not smart. What I'm really saying is: "I knew the truth, but I wasn't convincing enough to make my knowledge useful."

Building good intuition is only half the battle -- next, I must apply it. This often involves persuading others, which is a very different skill. If I don't practice this skill, then I'll become pessimistic & dissenting over time.

If 1 jerk won't listen to me, that's his problem.

If the world is full of jerks that won't listen to me... that's my problem.