I’m aiming for failure!

I just read something very interesting in this book “How We Decide” by Jonah Lehrer.

Some where in the 3rd chapter he wrote that apparently our brains are never meant to learn anything new unless we try it out. His argument for that chapter is that we learn only through trial and error and to fail is to give your brain a super fast learning lesson.

Well obviously if you keep failing the same way you’re quite a fool but if you learn to fail in different other ways, you’re bound to succeed. Much like how Edison made the lightbulb…apparently 1000 trials.

And if you’re still afraid to do anything because you’re afraid of failure, you’re much like that baby that never took his first step because he’s afraid that in that first step he will fall.

According to Niels Bohr the Danish Physicist: An expert is “a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.”

Yup! I’m definitely aiming to make all the mistakes I can!


One response to “I’m aiming for failure!

  1. Yo Cuz,

    Pretty good blog u got going here.. profile pic at the beginning of the blog might be a little “much” haha.. this feel of the blog is after all a sincere glimpse of the human condition

    Anw, like this article especially.. Gonna commit that to memory in the important things in life.. “An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field”.. Having this tot in mind, sometimes we just need to recognize that a mistake has been made and let go.. Face saving or just our selfish egos, we should move on with our lives, as sure as the sun will shine brightly tmr

    Keep up the good work cuz! =)

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