Tag Archives: Confidence


There’s a symptom of my depression that I never hear anyone talk about. Depression has completely destroyed my confidence. And it’s not just during a depressive episode. I lack confidence even when I’m feeling good. This is a fairly recent development, in the last ten years or so. It dates to just before I was […]

Politics and Epistemic Confidence

Most people, in normal circumstances, get epistemic confidence right.  Once we have reached a certain level of maturity, we generally feel confident about the things we know and less confident the less we know.  There are things that can get in the way of our epistemic confidence, like harassment, but we usually know what we know and […]