truth be sought, truth be taught

“finding truth is difficult. and the road to it is rough. as seekers of the truth you will be wise to withhold judgment and not simply put your trust in the writings of the ancients. you must question and critically examine those writings from every side. you must admit only to argument and experiment, and not to the sayings of any person. for every human being is vulnerable to all kinds of imperfection. as seekers of the truth we must also suspect and question our own ideas as we perform our investigations, to avoid falling into prejudice or careless thinking. take this course and truth will be revealed to you.”

Ibn al-Hazen – Arab mathematician. ( c 1040 BC )

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