(Language in Emergency Medicine is also useful for people not in medicine)
I want to snip out some sentences that are broadly applicable, not just to the area that Burke is addressing.
It seems to me that we learn best about fields which are new to us by trying to practice them, not by going into monkish seclusion and acquiring a comprehensive command of a full canon.
It’s best when we first try to practice in a new area that we acknowledge our limitations, I agree.
It does annoy when someone tackles a topic that is deeply explored by a [some people] as if those [people] never existed.
[H]umility isn’t just a performance: it’s a recognition of the collective, cumulative nature of [most human endeavor]