This video covers the following:
How has anti-intellectualism affected the Muslim community?
Why do we accept someone’s expertise in one discipline (like a mechanic), but we refuse to accept an Islamic scholar?
Are all voices really equal?
How our ego tricks us into being aggressively wrong
What we can learn from Chris Rock and Ross Gellar
The acquisition of knowledge has become the endgame instead of the first step
Why we feel confidence and conviction when sharing our opinions on halal meat and Islamic mortgages
How relative expertise is a more difficult problem to solve than ignorance
What happens when the student turns into a customer instead
Breakdown of spiritual leadership at the community level and the rise of the celebrity scholar culture
Action items for mitigating these issues
Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols
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