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I know only one thing: that I know nothing

I know only one thing: that I know nothing

‘I know only one thing: that I know nothing’ is the well-known saying attributed to Socrates. It is also the first step on the path to all learning. Although it may appear easy to admit our ignorance, it is in fact extremely hard. Learning involves humility and the recognition that we are not as good as we thought, and need to improve. Learning is above all an attitude and a way of seeing life. Very …

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Re-awakening our sense of curiosity

Re-awakening our sense of curiosity

We are all born brimming with curiosity. Children experiment through play and through trying out new things. However, as we grow older we seem to put a brake on our curiosity and we aren’t happy when things don’t go according to plan. Children, on the other hand, freely adapt when things change and keep on playing as if nothing had happened. If we want to recover our spirit of adventure when faced with setbacks (and …

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Rebel!

“The Young Ladies of Avignon” is considered to be the first masterpiece of the 20th century, although Picasso was harshly criticized when it was first exhibited. Monet didn’t have an easy time of it either with his ground-breaking paintings, so much so that he event attempted suicide, driven on by his apparent failure. And what can we say about van Gogh, who only managed to sell one painting in his lifetime?

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