Epistemic Humility: An Ancient Path to Wisdom

The best thing to know is that you know very little.

Photo by Charl Folscher on Unsplash

Socrates may have been the father of western philosophy, but he wasn’t the august, white-marble figure we often imagine. He was, by most accounts, a strange and irritating man.

He spent his life questioning the status quo and teaching his students — many of whom were…



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George Dillard

George Dillard


Exploring the past to illuminate politics, the environment, and more. Also: worldhistoryfacts.com. Buy me a beverage: https://ko-fi.com/georgedillard