|||

what one already knows

Throw out your conceited opinions, for it is impossible for a person to begin to learn what he thinks he already knows.

– Epictetus, Discourses, 2.17.1

I tend to think of creative work — when human beings make things — as being a delicate conversation between doubt, problem solving and willingness to try things out. Part of this conversation means to develop the confidence to express uncertainty or be in a state of not-knowing. And we can’t express genuine uncertainty unless we attempt to release our hold on the things we presume to know.

Up next the show is over probably in a good place In Daniel Pink’s slightly flimsy book When: the Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, there’s a section called When to Quit a Job: A Guide. Point 3
Latest posts Cellule d’Essai 2021: A biography of sorts time management advice probably in a good place what one already knows the show is over belonging is stronger than facts Now: 25 July 2021 weakness of the flesh choreography and explaining jokes 2004 and 2021 elvis legs grateful love the infinite game and choreography choosing to pay Now: 17 April 2021 the eyes of the other loneliness, uncertainty and boredom better left unsaid 120fps le mani lil making postcards before they love sneaky aspects of group deliberation informational heartbeats what gordon parks saw rhoneisms ideology mean world syndrome dream baby dream and joy xkcd hug count the families