The Surprising Paradox of Proverbs

We often quote proverbs and pithy statements that appear to hint at larger self-evident truths. Yet, most of these adages have directly contradictory counterparts. What does this mean about our understanding of the world? Do adages have any truth to them? This apparent paradox indicates there isn’t a particular overarching truth to any of these… Continue reading The Surprising Paradox of Proverbs