Knowing and Not Knowing

Music: Fugue #8 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2.
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Yo Tomita

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--What one knows is always less than what one doesn't know.

--Therefore, one must place more importance on what one doesn't know than upon what one knows.

--But how can one place importance on what one doesn't know?

--First, and most tellingly, by being humble about what one knows.

--Second, by being skeptical about what anyone else claims to know.

--Third, by investing large amounts of one's time, energy, and resources into knowing more.

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