Quick Thought 46 – Ignorance and Doubt???

By September 6, 2019Humility, Quick Thought
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This is Intentionally Vicarious… I’m Todd Youngblood… And I was just sitting here at my desk pondering aimlessly… And I started thinking about all the Intentionally Vicarious episodes I’ve published in the two years since I got started. I don’t think there’s been a single one where I had any doubt about the validity of the opinion I expressed. Made me think about a comment made by Richard Feynman, one of the greatest physicists of all time. He said:

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“We have found it of paramount importance that in order to progress, we must recognize our ignorance and leave room for doubt.”

So I guess from now on, I need to be a bit more humble, recognize my ignorance and have at least some doubt about the rationality of my opinions. Ugh… Oh well, Mom never said it would be easy

Think about it…


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