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Intellectual Humility

One may think of oneself as an authority on whatever knowledge has been attained over the years (and assume that our brains are perfect), but one must not fall in the Dunning-Kruger Effect where one’s own knowledge is considered superior and versatile, making them blind towards their own ignorance.

One has to be humble and always in the learning mode, a student for life.

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"I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it." -Frank Howard Clark

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