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Life Lessons: How I learned to stop mocking people for not knowing basic science facts...

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When someone doesn't know something, use that opportunity to teach not mock.

xkcd: Ten Thousand

Saying 'what kind of an idiot doesn't know about the Yellowstone supervolcano' is so much more boring than telling someone about the Yellowstone supervolcano for the first time.

That's how I feel when I have to explain complexity theory, data science, higher order logic, computability, or even telling people about my job. 

xkcd so you build web pages right you're one of today's lucky 10000

You feel like you don't want to miss out on the fun? :)

Love this! And funny enough, I just watched this great video with my kids about the planets so I did know which planet has "The Red Spot"! 

Suzannah, that is excellent! He made a separate video just for dwarf planet Pluto:

His channel:

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