Sunday, August 2, 2015

Wisdom

Wisdom is not just about knowledge, it is also an attitude that we can never be certain about anything and that there is always more to learn.

This is also the spirit of scientific enquiry.

This attitude strongly suggests humility in the pursuit of all learning. An attitude which, unfortunately, many scientists and religious disciples seem to lack.

Neither scientists nor disciples can be certain of anything. As such, absolute certainty of faith in the existence or non-existence of God, or in any finding or theory (such as evolution), is impossible.

Likewise, the truth of any thought, testimony, observation, idea or scripture should always be subject to evaluation, interpretation, and replacement if better knowledge should come to light by discovery through observation, thought or divine inspiration.

And if an explanation, observation, idea or revelation doesn't seem right or doesn't fully explain what it seeks to, then it is ripe for replacement by an improved, more expansive and more correct explanation, observation, idea or revelation.

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