To learning without thinking causes confusions and to think without...

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Aug 11, 2017 17:11
To learning without thinking causes confusions and to think without learning causes uncertainty ( from Analects).
“罔” mean being confused. “殆” means uncertainty. Or there is another interpretation means tiring and no rewards. This sentence implies that only learning without thinking brings confusions while only thinking without learning brings uncertainty and tiring with no rewards.
http://www.dictall.com/st/56/14/56146363338.htm
學而不思則罔 思而不學則殆 「論語」
罔是迷惘困惑,殆是危疑不定(疑惑不能肯定)。或有種說法是疲殆,精神疲怠無所穫。
這句話的意思是說只學習而不思考,則容易迷惘困惑,只思考而不學習則令人危疑不定。