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3. Celebrate mistakes.

I always think of RD's recounting, in TGD, of the time when the long-taught theory of one of his professors was disproved by a visiting (American?) professor, and the subsequent gratitude of the local professor which was accompanied by the euphoric applause of the class.

It is the joy of learning, rather than that perceived 'joy' of thinking that you're right, that is the true fun in life. That just never gets tiring.

Sun, 31 Aug 2008 18:19:00 UTC | #227877