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Er, what is this? Sophiebecause liberals 18:23, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Frigging Jargon File. ТyLonely. Ever so lonely. 18:52, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
I use this word quite frequently among family; we're all big dorks, I guess. I don't think this article is super double important, but I do think the idea of having one's worldview fundamentally altered vs. simply learning of a subject is very important to us. For instance, some people that make arguments against science may superficially learn about the ideas presented, but without fundamentally understanding the impact of such ideas they don't grasp the significance. Another example would be going to college: after college, one's worldview and understanding of issues at large are altered by the education one recieves. It's also why someone who is a serious expert on a subject probably has a deeper understanding of any one part of that subject than somebody who took a class in it once or looked it up on wikipedia. Or the difference between an equestrian and someone who went on a pony ride once. ±Knightoftldrsig.pngKnightOfTL;DRjust shut up already 19:25, 4 April 2012 (UTC)
Give the propensity of some people who make judgments of scientific topics for which they have no expertise, experience or formal study or training, particularly on the internet, such as discussion as KoTD suggests might be relevant. I'm reminded of an episode of American Dad! where Haley is asked how her Psych 101 class is going, and her reply is that despite the fact that they're only on day three she already understands everything about the human mind. -- Seth Peck (talk) 19:32, 4 April 2012 (UTC)