2012-02-08

Sure about that?

If you'd rather be right than certain then you should also rather be wrong than certain. You can't value being certain over being wrong without also valuing it over being right.

Despite that, it's still OK to prefer to be right than certain, and to rather be certain than wrong, because - naturally - you'd rather be right than wrong.

Certainty seems to sit there, acting as if it's a bump in the road from wrong to right. Except it's in a different space entirely and must be ignored. Unless circumstance or somebody forces you to decide, after which being right or wrong perforce ceases to matter.

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