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… is from page 249 of the late Hans Rosling’s deeply insightful 2018 book, Factfulness: Most important of all, we should be teaching our children humility and curiosity. Being humble, here, means being aware of how difficult your instincts can make it to get the facts right. It means being realistic about the extent of your knowledge. It means being happy to say “I don’t know.” DBx: Indeed. Unfortunately, in the world today, humility is more scarce than flying aardvarks, while arrogance is superabundant. Comments

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… is from page 249 of the late Hans Rosling’s deeply insightful 2018 book, Factfulness:

Quotation of the Day…Most important of all, we should be teaching our children humility and curiosity.

Being humble, here, means being aware of how difficult your instincts can make it to get the facts right. It means being realistic about the extent of your knowledge. It means being happy to say “I don’t know.”

DBx: Indeed.

Unfortunately, in the world today, humility is more scarce than flying aardvarks, while arrogance is superabundant.

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He is a professor of economics at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Previously, he was president of the Foundation for Economic Education.

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