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Cultivate strong opinions weakly held

Paul Saffo has this beautiful perspective to think about opinions. When exploring or thinking whatever, he suggests one to allow their intuition to lead them to a conclusions. The opinion formed as a result is the “strong” part. The next step is to prove yourself wrong — that’s the “weak” part by looking for more details, hidden characteristics or whatever. And when doing so, intuition will kick in again. Rinse and repeat. Paul himself describes it as a “default” perspective to adopt for the uncertain contexts.