The collective wisdom of individual ignorance

From Michael Wade at execupundit.com, this great quote:

“I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance”  Thomas Carlyle

 Carlyle was a Scots philosopher and commentator who coined the phrase, “dismal science”.

Sage words for the age of crowd-sourcing.

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About Andrew Munro

An independent business consultant, interim manager and writer, Andrew operates through his company, Burning Pine Ltd (http://burningpine.com).
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