Consensus won't create great ideas. Basically, a good investment idea is pretty unusual and has to be a somewhat lonely insight. If the merit of an idea is visible to a lot of people, it quickly cuts into the price.
Wait for a fat pitch and then swing for the fences.
If everyone indexed, the only word you could use is chaos, catastrophe.
John Bogle, advocate of indexing
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, but the illusion of knowledge.
We simply attempt to be fearful when others are greedy and to be greedy when others are fearful.