The Living

Learning: Feeling Stupid

Episode Summary

"Stupid is the emotion associated with learning - we are stupid and then we are not. The pre-learning state is stupidity" Seth Godin There is a future version of ourselves that we all long to see come to fruition. If we really want to get there we are going to have to learn new things, probably a lot of new things. There is a good chance that we are held back by the view that we have of ourselves. It is likely that we have erroneous ideas about what we are capable of. The feeling of stupidity that comes with learning often serves to reinforce the self-imposed limitations that we live with. In this episode we talk about embracing the feeling of stupidity so that we can learn the things that will help us become the people we want to be.

Episode Notes

"Stupid is the emotion associated with learning - we are stupid and then we are not. The pre-learning state is stupidity" Seth Godin

There is a future version of ourselves that we all long to see come to fruition. If we really want to get there we are going to have to learn new things, probably a lot of new things. There is a good chance that we are held back by the view that we have of ourselves. It is likely that we have erroneous ideas about what we are capable of. The feeling of stupidity that comes with learning often serves to reinforce the self-imposed limitations that we live with. In this episode we talk about embracing the feeling of stupidity so that we can learn the things that will help us become the people we want to be.