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I update my beliefs when the available data change, as any rational person would do. The available data are pointing to a different (and better) outcome than before, so I’m updatIng.

This is one of the most important signifiers of intelligence and intellectual curiosity – strong beliefs lightly held.

The smartest people love to revise their opinions as data and synthesis of same shifts.