They say that a person is smart and people are dumb.

That’s because everyone views themselves as a rational actor.

Our narrative has us believe that we are victims of outside forces—circumstances out of our control that has led to our shortcomings.

Yet, people are simply not as malicious as we think they are.

We develop stories and watch for the behavior to amplify it.

Incompetence is the narrative about how others inconvenience us.