Not knowing

[Foundations of Logic – Feynmann quote – Its ok to say I don’t know!]

[ 21/April/21 Its ok to say “I don’t know!” There is no shame in that! The only shame is to pretend that we know everything.]

We all necessarily start with such simple models of reality that we have certainty about sure knowledge, then, if we are lucky, we end up accepting that most things seem to be sufficiently complex that we are probably wrong about some essential aspects of almost everything, and then we use science to become less wrong over time where that is useful and possible.

About Ted Howard NZ

Seems like I might be a cancer survivor. Thinking about the systemic incentives within the world we find ourselves in, and how we might adjust them to provide an environment that supports everyone (no exceptions) - see www.tedhowardnz.com/money
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