“I have learned the novice can often see things that the expert overlooks. All that is necessary is not to be afraid of making mistakes or of appearing naive.”
– Abraham Maslow
The Semmelweis reflex is one reason it might take years until the information contained on this site is considered common knowledge.
Question: Why do so many seemingly rational human beings behave so irrationally? What makes nice people buy ivory, deny mistakes, complain, harm their health, destroy environments, and/or care about Kim Kardashian? Answer: Everything we do, [...]
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“He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” — Marcel Proust
“Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don’t know because we don’t want to know.”
– Aldous Huxley
“Life itself is only a vision; a dream. Nothing exists, save empty space and you. And you are but a thought.”
– Mark Twain from The Mysterious Stranger