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Thu Oct 10, 2019, 06:10 PM

The Dunder-Mifflin effect on believers and non-believers.


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Reply The Dunder-Mifflin effect on believers and non-believers. (Original post)
Voltaire2 Oct 2019 OP
guillaumeb Oct 2019 #1
hurl Oct 2019 #2
Bretton Garcia Oct 2019 #3
guillaumeb Oct 2019 #4
Bretton Garcia Oct 2019 #6
Permanut Oct 2019 #5

Response to Voltaire2 (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 06:50 PM

1. I strongly disagree.

Informed posters know that this is merely a subset of the well known Mifflin-Dunder effect.

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Response to Voltaire2 (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 06:50 PM

2. Religious trivia

Rainn is Bahá'í.

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Response to Voltaire2 (Original post)

Fri Oct 11, 2019, 06:19 AM

3. Here's the link to the earlier discussion

https://www.democraticunderground.com/1218318989

We might suppose a possible corollary of the effect: the Peter Principle. People who do well in smaller jobs, are promoted to bigger, different jobs, for which they have no competence.

Can happen to anyone, to be sure.

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Response to Bretton Garcia (Reply #3)

Fri Oct 11, 2019, 12:59 PM

4. Even a President of a large country such as the US?

What about the Trump principle, where an incompetent buffoon uses his family money to promote the idea that he is a genius?

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Response to guillaumeb (Reply #4)

Fri Oct 18, 2019, 01:50 PM

6. Exactly

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Response to Voltaire2 (Original post)

Tue Oct 15, 2019, 10:31 PM

5. Good one.

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