Most people have heard the proverb “curiosity killed the cat” – the notion that exploration out of curiosity can lead to danger. Certainly a healthy respect for the unknown is warranted in many cases. After all, a child’s fingers do get burned on hot stoves and suspicious envelopes can contain toxic powders.
Curiosity for the sake of good, however, is seldom punished. A scientist pondering “what if” may find a cure for an otherwise untreatable disease. Understanding increases with intellectual curiosity. Love grows from a heart that wonders what might happen from a simple good deed.
What makes you curious?