Erring – Page 20 – Everything


Error is boundless.
Nor hope nor doubt,
Though both be groundless,
Will average out.

Feb 042014

In the most intractable arguments, one party regards as a question of degree what the other regards as one of kind.

Dec 302013

Spend enough time mastering a complex system of ideas and you end up believing it.

Dec 242013

To change your mind it does not suffice to change your opinion.

Nov 212013

On many topics it is embarrassing to have an opinion, no matter what it is.

Nov 132013

My regrets amount mostly to not having been enough like myself.

Nov 082013

Few experiences are more salutary than losing an argument, but only if you notice.

Nov 042013

Anyone who believes that if you’re not part of the solution you’re part of the problem is part of the problem.

Sep 022013

Today we believe everything, except what we are told.

Jul 182013

Most of what passes for deep thought today can be traced to some misunderstanding of Darwin, Einstein, Heisenberg, or Gödel.

Jun 272013

A grudging willingness to admit error does not suffice; you have to cultivate a taste for it.