Sunday, January 20, 2019

Gas Law of Learning

They could both speak with perfect confidence because of what I call the gas law of learning, namely, that any amount of information no matter how small will fill any intellectual void no matter how large.
- Hugh Nibley, Collected Works, Vol. 1, Ch. 1

I went looking for a some statement from Brother Nibley about Abraham and Sarah in Egypt and came across this gem instead. It was a well timed warning about trying to read too much into the scant details we have of some of these old stories.

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