READ MORE, ASK MORE, LEARN MORE…ABOUT EVERYTHING. NOT BECAUSE WE WILL BE TESTED ON SUBJECT MATTERS, OR THAT WE WILL BECOME AN EXPERTS, OR BECAUSE WE WILL NEED TO APPLY THE INFORMATION. IT’S IN ORDER FOR US TO ASK MORE INTELLIGENT AND PENETRATING QUESTIONS, IN ORDER TO STIMULATE THOUGHT, STRENGTHEN RIGOROUS THINKING PROCESSES, AND IN ORDER TO DEVELOP RICHER IMAGINATIONS AND DEEPER INSIGHTS AND CONNECTIONS. MAYBE, JUST AS IMPORTANTLY, IT IS IN ORDER TO KEEP WONDER ALIVE AND FOR US NOT TO BE SO EASILY FOOLED, OR FOR US TO BECOME FOOLS.

Charles Tadros, M.D. June 18, 2022 Saint Louis, Missouri

COMING TO DEFINITIVE CONCLUSIONS AFTER “DOING RESEARCH” DOES NOT MAKE US AN EXPERT, AND IT DOES NOT MAKE US RIGHT. WHAT OUR INTELLECTUAL LABOR QUALIFIES US TO DO IS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND JARGON, TO ASK BETTER QUESTIONS, TO THINK MORE CRITICALLY, TO UNDERSTAND ANSWERS AND OPINIONS MORE EASILY, AND, MOST IMPORTANTLY, TO ASK EVEN BETTER FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS.

Charles Tadros, M.D. August 6, 2021 Saint Louis, Missouri

WHY IS IT SO HARD TO ASK FOR HELP? ASKING FOR HELP DOES NOT MEAN…

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