Malcolm Gladwell on Criticism, Tolerance, and Changing Your Mind | Brain Pickings

Malcolm Gladwell on Criticism, Tolerance, and Changing Your Mind | Brain Pickings.

I feel I change my mind all the time. And I sort of feel that’s your responsibility as a person, as a human being — to constantly be updating your positions on as many things as possible. And if you don’t contradict yourself on a regular basis, then you’re not thinking.

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If you create a system where you make it impossible, politically, for people to change [their] mind, then you’re in trouble.

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