We must train ourselves to be less naïve.
Disclaimer: I’m not saying the people below are lying or faking. We can’t always know that and they’re not the issue anyway. Rather, we need to learn not to switch off our critical thinking when a rich person speaks.
The instructor gives many clues that should alert us.
Nobody believed a word of what the interviewee said. Try to spot clues.
First comes the adoration.
The facts were different.
Oprah had something to correct.
Trump is good speaker because he perfected primitive speech. So true.
Now remember, successful con artists are so good at what they do because they trained themselves not to give off such clues!
You can’t read anything in highly scripted presentations by politicians.
Not to say that we don’t tend to fool ourselves about us.