"To err is to wander, and wandering is the way we discover the world" (42). --K. Schulz
In chapter 2 of Being Wrong, Kathryn Schulz discusses pessimistic
and optimistic models of error. She explains that the optimistic model
is often "harder to recognize around us, since it is forever being
crowded out by the nosier notion that error is dangerous, demoralizing,
and shameful" (27).
Schulz makes several claims about the vital interplay of optimistic and
pessimistic models of error. Of the ideas she raises in the chapter,
what did you find most fascinating and why?