People of average intelligence think they are smart.  The truly intelligent know just how little they have figured out. 

Corollary: you are never too smart to get caught. 


2 thoughts on “#9

  1. Nice!
    Got here through the “Possibly related posts” section that WordPress.com generated for one of my posts. Your post seems to relate to the idea that “the more you learn, the more you realize that you don’t know anything” but applied to smarts instead of knowledge.
    Or am I off?


  2. enkerli – related, I suppose. But perhaps sliding past the point: for me, this is just a heuristic for how to take people that cross my path. And a reminder that the fuller of myself I get, the more likely I am to make a fool out of myself.



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