Our two best theories, quantum mechanics and general relativity, feel quite strange to most people; however, I expect that if we build a truly space-faring civilization in the future, these things will be as familiar to children as arithmetic.
“Many words lead to exhaustion. It is better to center on the true essence within.”—Tao Te Ching
People who shield their ideas from criticism leave their civilization vulnerable, people who open their ideas to criticism protect their civilization.
Imagine if the “file recovery” dialogue were in real life; if your brain said “Unsaved anger and resentment found. Would you like to recover these feelings?” I hope to be able to click “NO.” But don’t forget that being angry for more than a moment is to continually click “YES.”
If you can only think about issues in one dimension, you’ll likely be wrong about most things, while having the feeling of logical consistency.