People don’t like thinking. It’s painful.
Just as numbering denotes page numbers, we have to get our brain cells to assemble in an attempt to establish some order.
There’s a reason why there are so few philosophers and so many people attending entertainments. Consumption is our default setting.
It is easier to sit back and play our thumbs into inanition. Tinkering with abstract trains of thought to feel our brain transmit nerve impulses takes effort.
Humans are thinking machines
It takes courage to challenge ourselves to learn without drawing conclusions.
Society obsesses with absolutes, stuck safely indoors while the explorers coast outside making guesses and predictions with effortless attention.
Magnetically lured to controlling the world, we forget that uncertainty is what makes thinking successful. Ignorance drives the start.
Experimentation begets revelations, which allows one to seize and conceive even more possibilities.
Doing is why there’s knowing, a result of thinking lightly about what could be.