Thomas Fuller said, “Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.” It implies that anyone pursuing something with zeal and enthusiasm, but not with the requisite knowledge, is likely to be unsuccessful. It’s a great thing to be passionate and eager to fight and for something you believe in, but it will often fall flat is there was no prior research and study about the subject.
I love to hear about people who love learning whether it’s in their everyday lives or in the classroom. I enjoy the company of those who explore new ideas and learn about interesting concepts from watching documentaries or television shows, reading magazines or books, listening to audio podcasts, radio, or what have you, and then enjoy having discussion about later. However, I find it difficult to have discussion with people who are a little more closed off to opening their mind and learning about new things. Continue reading ““Z” is for Zeal”