It’s a firmly held belief of mine that it’s possible to learn something from anybody.

Perhaps that sounds foolish, hopelessly optimistic, or even incredibly dumb. That’s fine, it’s not your firmly held belief, so you’re off the hook. Feel free to wander the world and only notice the things you’d like to notice. Be my guest.

But how’s that possible? How can you learn something from people who appear to be willfully ignorant or just plain dumb?

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