Always question certainty.

I have spent time during this isolation period, reading the CALTECH  Feynman lectures.

He had an ability to make the most complicated subject understandable. Although he is famous for saying “if you think you understand it, you don’t!”.

‘We absolutely must leave room for doubt or there is no progress and no learning. There is no learning without having to pose a question. And a question requires doubt. People search for certainty. But there is no certainty’ . Richard P. Feynman.

Makes a change from all the doom & gloom found in the media at the moment.

2 thoughts on “Always question certainty.

  1. Thanks for the link.

    I’ve watched more TV news in the last month than in the last 10 years I think. I suspect the only reason is that being mostly housebound anyway, I’m concerned I’ll miss a change in Government instructions.

    1. Keeps the brain occupied.
      I don’t watch TV very much and gave up on its news channels, when they became opinionated rather than factual.
      Still listening to the wireless for music and drama, but even that can be a bit mind numbing at times.
      As for this virus, I pop onto our government website for news, it’s a little less sensationalised.

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