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re: I think people sometimes get scarred by a frustrating experience and develop a really strong opinion. Like, based on personal experience, they get ...
 

I totally agree that certainty is an antipattern in our craft. Unfortunately, I've seen certainty be rewarded far more often than not. I find that certainty (zealotry) lowers my respect for people, but managers seem to quite often prefer "simple," "certain" answers. Meanwhile, they often penalize people who grasp subtleties and nuances.

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