The Best and the Brightest
How can they get it wrong?
I recently discovered something new (new at least to me): the best and brightest, the feted experts, the world’s most educated, knowledgeable, and informed—they often get it so wrong. And, as a people entrusted with truth, a people called to proclaim truth, it’s naive for us to underestimate the importance, not just of these errors, but of the fact that the best and the brightest make them.
Though hovering somewhat amorphously amid my thoughts for years, this frightful realization crystalized during my latest foray into the book of Daniel.
In Daniel 2, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had a dream that …