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Negative capability: how to embrace intellectual uncertainty

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Negative Capability

Intellectual certainty can limit our creativity. Where lies a certain path, many alternative doors leading to innovative ideas are ignored. In contrast, negative capability is the art of embracing intellectual uncertainty.

Negative capability is about unce...

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  • Increased curiosity. When you open your mind to unanswerable questions and the mysteries of the universe, you will naturally develop a stronger sense of genuine curiosity. Negative capability helps us enjoy the discovery journey rather than rushing to a seemingly perfect sol...

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  • Embrace your ignorance. Become comfortable saying “I don’t know” — it is a form of courage and humility.
  • Suspend your judgement. Keep on being a neutral observer, collect more information, consider various perspectives. 
  • Sit with your...

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