Tuesday Musings: Rapid destruction of your ideas

After having a conversation with Mr. POF over at Physician on FIRE  that I should post more than just my usual featured post of the month - I agreed with him, so this my attempt at creating more episodic content per week. 

I am going to call this section Tuesday Musings. Each Tuesday, I am going to post a quote and then post 100 or more words, sharing my thoughts on said quote  hopefully adding some insight that you may have not thought of. 


“We all are learning, modifying, or destroying ideas all the time. Rapid destruction of your ideas when the time is right is one of the most valuable qualities you can acquire. You must force yourself to consider arguments on the other side.”
Charlie Munger

One way to learn and to really know a subject is to have your argument  beaten down - the best way to learn is for you yourself to tear down your own arguments.

Your arguments or beliefs are what you hold truest to you, they drive your actions. You are not entitled to your view points until you can argue better against your view than the smartest guy who holds the opposite view.

Opinions everyone has them, but how many of us take the time to actually break down those opinions and really see both sides of the coin? I can tell you that I haven't but I will start…

I will do the research necessary to tear down what I believe to be true so that I can earn my viewpoint; who knows maybe by ripping my ideals to shreds I will change some of those ideals I currently hold so dear.

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