Don’t trust me, I’m just a scientist.
Other scientists know not to trust me.
In fact, they’ve been trained not to trust me,
and there are very good reasons not to trust me:
I’ve made mistakes;
I’ve been wrong;
I’ve even misunderestimated things.
But our lack of trust is our strength.
When I mess up, I hear about it.
When I’m wrong, I’m corrected.
And when I misunderestimate something,
someone else re-estimates it.
And so our mistrust becomes truth,
and in the end I may get things wrong
but WE will get it right.
Think of it this way…
When you go