Curse of Knowledge
This weekend, I heard one of the most profound things I've heard in a while. I'd like to share it with you. I believe it'll add value to your life.
The issue we speak of affects more people than you know, may or may not exhibit symptoms, and isn't easily remedied. This awful condition affects teachers, students, politicians, business leaders, and maybe even your favorite pastor.
I hope not, but it's all too common.
Back to this weekend. While I had a chance to listen to many of my favorite speakers, one stands out in particular. Of all the things he said, one thing stands out. He talked about a curse of sorts. I've often seen people subject themselves to this curse, and honestly, I've been victim to this disgusting ailment myself. As I'm not perfect, I'm not afraid to tell you that. I believe honestly, at some time or another, we'll all suffer with it. The best thing we can do is shorten our duration with it. That is the purpose of this blog.
What is this said curse?
The curse of knowledge.
What do you mean Meek?
As the speaker described it, it's when a person has knowledge and becomes content with it. At this point, they no longer want to learn. We all know someone who "knows everything." There's no room to grow for the person who knows it all. We all know when you stop learning, you start dying. Unfortunately, many rapidly approach this dismal fate. They're walking around mentally dead and waiting for their body to catch up. Aimlessly going through the motions content with being average.
But that isn't you. You're a life long learner. You're reading this for a reason. Once you close off your mind to new ideas, it begins to suffocate. Don't suffocate. Don't live a life of quiet desperation. Let's get to work..