Curiosity Killed the Assumption

Resist the urge. Resist the urge to judge, to make a blanket statement, to write something or someone off, to jump to a conclusion, to assume you already know.

If that feels like an impossible ask, simply turn your assumptions on yourself. Make yourself the target, and simply assume your ego is in control opposed to your reasoned choice. Now, resist the ego’s request to ignore this idea – take a breath and take a moment. Simply pause long enough to allow curiosity to enter. Begin with considering what is so scary about getting closer? What’s so scary about moving in opposed to pulling away? Then, go deeper! Challenge the fragility of your false absolutes.

Curiosity slays assumptions, and in its murderous wake, so dies hypocrisy.

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theconstantstate

Writer, Musician, Educator, Aspiring Stoic and Doting Father

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