Friday, July 23, 2010

Penguin Gets Schooled...

"You don't get anything worth getting by pretending to know things you don't know."
~~Sam Harris

Unless, of course, you're me.

I love Facebook. And I'll tell you why. Because every day I am exposed to information and articles and points of view that are new and different. And every day I wander into discussions with people, generally people I don't know. And every day I pick a side to debate, often not quite knowing fully what I'm talking about, and often pretending to know something when I don't (although I do this more out of ignorance than out of ego). And every day I get my ass kicked at least once by someone cooler, more articulate and a helluva lot smarter than myself. And damn, I'm lovin' every minute of it.

If you don't mind looking stupid, you can learn an awful lot.

tall penguin

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