Posts Tagged ‘intellectual honest’

How Hard and Helpful Is It to Admit We Don’t Know?

October 22, 2021 — “What happens when health officials tell the full truth?” asked David Leonhardt in the New York Times recently. He was writing about the value of admitting to uncertainty in public health. In a similar vein, Paul Krugman wrote recently about the power of admitting that nobody knows the right answer to a thorny problem. And […]