Refusing To Admit You Are Wrong Isn’t What Makes You Tough or Smart

An intelligent mind is a curious one

Photo by Andrej Lišakov on Unsplash

Americans, and American men, in particular, have been taught that it’s weak to admit that you are wrong. After all, the dominance hierarchy of patriarchy says, “You must be in control at all times, and always keep the upper hand!” This means that even if someone demonstrates to you incontrovertibly that your…

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