思考的价值 | VALUE OF THINKING

思考的价值在于提出好问题:当古希腊哲学家在讨论究竟是什么力量使运动成为可能,以及什么才是第一推动力时,德谟克利特反问道,“为什么运动需要理由,而静止就不需要任何理由?我们心理的理所当然会不会是一种天生的偏见?”

仔细想想看,我们是不是过于关注变化,而忽视了不变所需要具备的诸多条件?我们头脑中的理所当然可能并不那么真的理所当然!


The value of thinking is to ask good questions: When the ancient Greek philosophers were discussing what forces made motion possible, and what was the primary driving force, Democritus asked rhetorically, “Why does motion need a reason, while stillness is No need for a reason? Could it be a natural prejudice that we take for granted?”

Come to think of it, are we focusing too much on change and ignoring the many conditions required to remain unchanged? What we take for granted in our minds may not be so true!

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