Humility

Whatever you are doing will almost certainly become public, probably at a time and in a way that causes you maximum embarrassment.

Forbes – July 10, 2013

Elsewhere someone stated that Mr. Market will move in such a way to cause the most embarrassment to the most people. Writing headlines for Marketwatch.com requires a strong ego because they will probably be wrong by the time most people read them.

The Universe seems to be designed to keep us humble. Don\’t get too identified with your statements, your opinions, your positions, etc. Change will invalidate even the ones that were correct at the time.

In the words of John Maynard Keynes, \”When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?\” (Commonly paraphrased as, \”When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?\”)

This entry was posted in Spirtual Practice. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.