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"To be humble is to take specific actions in anticipation of your own errors.  To confess your fallibility and then do nothing about it is not humble; it is boasting of your modesty."
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"To be humble is to take specific actions in anticipation of your own errors.  To confess your fallibility and then do nothing about it is not humble; it is boasting of your modesty." - [[EY]]
  
 
Not to be confused with [[social modesty]], or [[motivated skepticism]] (aka [[disconfirmation bias]])
 
Not to be confused with [[social modesty]], or [[motivated skepticism]] (aka [[disconfirmation bias]])

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"To be humble is to take specific actions in anticipation of your own errors. To confess your fallibility and then do nothing about it is not humble; it is boasting of your modesty." - EY

Not to be confused with social modesty, or motivated skepticism (aka disconfirmation bias)

See also modesty.


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