It counteracts self-absorption. As a rule, curious people are very aware of how much they don’t know. Because they’re always asking questions and seeking answers, they have a more fully developed view of the world and how it works, which makes them less likely to think they’re the center of it. When they achieve one goal, curious people will soon be driven to pursue the next milestone instead of sitting on their laurels, patting themselves on the back, and demanding accolades. For a generation of youngsters who have developed a reputation for being selfish, spoiled, entitled, and materialistic, this is key!
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