3 February 2015

"We are all alike in our infinite ignorance"

There is nothing infallible about “direct experience”...Indeed, experience is never direct. It is a sort of virtual reality, created by our brains using sketchy and flawed sensory clues, given substance only by fallible expectations, explanations, and interpretations.
from Why it's good to be wrong David Deutsch.

See also Deutsch on Why wondering is vital.

Image: detail of Monkey orchid by David Evans

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