Kathryn Schulz on being wrong

I’d like to clarify Schulz’s otherwise fine lecture on the virtue of fallibility (I err, therefore I am). First, let’s distinguish between being wrong and going wrong. Being wrong entails self-loathing whereas going wrong suggests an error or lapse in judgment.

The same goes for being right and heading in the right direction. The former is self-righteousness, yet the latter is trying things out and seeing them through.