Good Point v.1

by Jeremy O'Bryan

Here’s a good point, delivered in a presentation by Jeffrey Veen, an information architect and Web designer. I think he found it in a book about Sea Kayaking …

Obeying the rules without an understanding of the reasons behind them creates an approximation of competence which leaves one vulnerable to the exceptions.

This aphorism seems universally applicable, don’t you think? Where, in your life, does this little nugget come home to roost?