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How does curiosity and hunger for knowledge change the world for the better and what can be done to avoid mistakes?

Hypothesis - if we assume that we're all programmed to do, achieve certain goals, think, fail or not, be self-made or made by others - how to fix the system of the programme or make it work better?

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  • May 22 2013: I think that curiosity and knowledge are for human beings what the candle flame is to the fly. It's bright and warm and good for us, but if we don't view it with enough circumspection we get into trouble. I don't know that mistakes are avoidable, but perhaps the wisest people I know are 'optimistic doubters' and minimize their mistakes being that way.

    I saw a t-shirt that said: "Next time I will make better mistakes." Maybe it's a good motto...
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      May 22 2013: Thanks, Karl.
      How about - next time I will fix my mistakes better? :) After making better mistakes, that is.

      Best wishes.

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