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Critical Thinking: Proverb

A Vietnamese proverb says, "The mouse does not know life until it has been into the mouth of the cat." What are the implications of the proverb for you on both a scientific and a personal level? Would your answers change it you considered this questions from a cultural background other than your own? How?

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The implications of this proverb is that an individual or society cannot know how to live or work well without knowing the worst possible scenario. On a scientific level, the proverb points out that the processes necessary to develop a well panned out society only come out of mistakes that are made by society at a previous moment in history. Thus, the society takes the mistakes made with the processes they currently have and tweak them to come up ...

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A Vietnamese proverb says, "The mouse does not know life until it has been into the mouth of the cat." What are the implications of the proverb for you on both a scientific and a personal level? Would your answers change it you considered this questions from a cultural background other than your own? How?

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