Intellectual Rigor-Mortis

Andrew Sandlin’s on In Praise of Mind Changing, reminded me of this quote found on the sidebar of my friend Kevin Johnson’s blog:

To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched and none the wiser.–Robert Louis Stevenson

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