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“It's a terrible mistake to think you have to have an opinion on everything.”
— Warren Buffett
I wonder if we ask ourselves whether or not we need to have an opinion on every subject being discussed in our presence. It took me a long time to realize that I don't have to have an opinion on everything and it is satisfying to admit that I don't know what I don't know.
Opinions about everything has a direct disconnection with humility and a direct connection with arrogance.
Not knowing what we don't know leads to ignorance. We consistently send the wrong message to our brain that we possess a great wealth of knowledge about a subject, which prevents us from seeking new knowledge.
"Humility means that you know the edge of your own competency and you aren’t arrogantly stepping over the boundary."
— Charlie Munger
The video below beautifully sums up this post.