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Strong Opinions, Weakly Held: Wisdom as the courage to act on your knowledge AND the humility to doubt what you know | Psychology Today

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I've been pretty obsessed about the differences between smart people and wise people for years. I tried to write a book called "The Attitude of Wisdom" a couple times. And the virtues of wise people - those who have the courage to act on their knowledge, but the humility to doubt what they know - is a primary theme in my writing and research

Somewhere in there is ability to admit what they don't know too. 

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