additive leads to subtractive truth

By gaining more information, we will see patterns more completely, which will allow us to understand how complicated reality functions. More data is the path to truth.

However, most spiritual traditions teach us we find “truth” when we drop our labels and our opinions, our illusions.

The reliance on intelligence to perceive truth has a paradoxical quality: The more knowledge you add grants you a better understanding, which also adds a layer of bias (an extra opinion or delusion) that blocks you from the truth.

And yet, this additional knowledge allows you to, over time, recognize and subtract misleading positions, guiding you back to truth.

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