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The Dunning–Kruger Effect

Jack Wilson Marshall Dillon The Dunning–Kruger Effect

The Dunning–Kruger Effect

Recognizing our abilities or lack thereof is always the first step in taking positive action to increase our proficiency. I watched as I'm sure many of you did the closed-circuit television coverage of the church shooting in Texas.  Mr. Jack Wilson shot the perpetrator from at least 15 yards, perhaps more, with his handgun, hit him one time and the perpetrator went down. It would've been an impressive shot at any time but when a man is armed with a shotgun and has just shot two people, it becomes even more impressive. Mr. Wilson was confident in his ability to...

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JACK WILSON'S AWARD FROM GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT

GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT Jack Wilson West Freeway Church of Christ

Today I presented the Governor’s Medal of Courage to Jack Wilson. He’s the hero who risked his life to save the lives of others by stopping a gunman in a deadly shooting at a church near Fort Worth. It’s the highest award given to civilians in Texas." Texas Governor Greg Abbott awarded Jack Wilson, the hero who stopped the church shooting last month near Forth Worth, with the prestigious Governor’s Medal of Courage for his heroic actions. On December 29, an armed man opened fire on churchgoers at the West Freeway Church of Christ in White Settlement, Texas, for approximately...

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Jack Wilson, Texas Church Shooting Hero

Jack Wilson Texas Church Shooting Hero West Freeway Church of Christ

Jack Wilson, the security volunteer who quickly shot and killed the Texas church shooter at West Freeway Church of Christ, likely saving many lives, is a former reserve deputy sheriff who was the long-time owner of a firearms training academy. “I don’t feel like I killed an individual. I killed evil,” Wilson told reporters, according to Fox4 News. “I don’t see myself as a hero. I see myself as doing what needed to be done to take out the evil threat.” He fired a single shot. It was a head shot, and he says it was his round that killed...

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