Daily Archives: November 1, 2011

  • Don’t Trust Me, Trust Us

    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’m human;
    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