The tale of Linus Pauling is an amazing one. I won’t take much of your time today except to ask you to read a Vox article on Linus Pauling and how he mistakenly led millions to believe that vitamin C cures everything from the common cold to cancer:
Hey, hold on a minute! Has new research vindicated Pauling’s idea?
Even when we are convinced we are right, when we repeat our beliefs over and over, and when we have the signal of a Nobel Prize, we should still try to be less wrong rather than more right.