The author of Psychology of Decision Making talked about how overconfidence can wreak havoc in our decision-making process. People tend to be overconfident of the infallibility of their judgment. And researchers (Sbiezek & Henry, 1989) have found groups to be as overconfident as individuals! While overconfidence may have given us the courage to attempt tasks that stretched our abilities, we must be concerned with the tendency to be overconfident. Overconfidence becomes a bias in decision-making.
Scripture offers several accounts of individuals and groups biased by the emotion of overconfidence. Which one comes to your mind first? Tell us about the account in 300-400 words APA format.