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Doubt is better than certainty

Published on 5 Jun 2009. Tagged with lifeimprovement, miltonglaser.

From the essay "Ten Things I Have Learned" by Milton Glaser (via lonegunman):

Everyone always talks about confidence in believing what you do. I remember once going to a class in yoga where the teacher said that, spirituality speaking, if you believed that you had achieved enlightenment you have merely arrived at your limitation. I think that is also true in a practical sense. Deeply held beliefs of any kind prevent you from being open to experience, which is why I find all firmly held ideological positions questionable.