Attending to what others have already learned and shared rather than reinventing the wheel.

a.k.a. research

Complementary virtues

Contrasting vices

  • ignorance

Virtues possibly in tension

How to acquire or strengthen it


Notes and links

Mentioned elsewhere

Inspirational quotes

  • “Be an agreeable companion to yourself: that is, never be entirely unoccupied, nor confide entirely in the store of knowledge which you have treasured up in your mind; but collect new ideas from books and men.” ―Baron Knigge