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A Stargazing Thought

Posted in Unlearning Lesson, Wisdom, Wrong

Here’s a thought to ponder the next time you go stargazing: Scientists now believe that instead of an estimated 100 billion galaxies in the universe,  there are one TRILLION! (Whoops, we were just off by a modest factor of 10!) To me this is a wonderful metaphor for our ignorance. No matter how smart we are (or…


In the Process of Being Wrong

Posted in Ask a New Question, Assumptions, Change, Wrong

You’re right, of course. You are always right. (Just like me.) That is until you’re wrong. At which point you’ll say, “I was wrong.” Funny, isn’t it? Being wrong is such a black-and-white issue. We are right up until that very moment we are wrong. At which point we’ll then say, “I was wrong.” Notice…


Of Blinkers and Blind Spots

Posted in Ask a New Question, New Cards, One minute unlearning, The Way We See the Problem, Wisdom, Wrong

I recently was returning from Colorado on a long car trip with my family and as we were headed east toward Minnesota (our home) I was passed by a van with a large "Team Jesus" sign painted on its side. As it pulled in front of me, it kept its right turn signal on. After…


Ensuring You Are Right in Two Easy Steps

Posted in Truth, Wrong

Want to ensure you are right? Step 1: Imagine all the ways you might be wrong. Step 2: Repeat Step 1. Related Posts The Power of Being Wrong Being Wrong Feels Like Being Right


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