Robust learning requires humility and the ability to accept ambiguity…
You see, one thing is,
I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing.
I think it’s much more interesting to live not knowing
than to have answers which might be wrong.
I have approximate answers and possible beliefs
and different degrees of uncertainty about different things,
but I am not absolutely sure of anything
and there are many things I don’t know anything about,
such as whether it means anything to ask why we’re here.
I don’t have to know an answer.
I don’t feel frightened not knowing things,
by being lost in a mysterious universe without any purpose,
which is the way it really is as far as I can tell.
From The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman.
Image hat tip to: @ProfFeynman on Twitter
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