necessary fallibility

necessary fallibility

Decision-making A term related to the chaos theory that explains the unpredictability of events results in nonlinear, noncoupled, nondeterministic systems. See Inevitable human fallibility.
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Elton Trueblood referred to the Protestant version of original sin as the "doctrine of necessary fallibility." That is, human effort can only hope to point to the truth; it can never completely capture the truth.
Toward and understanding of necessary fallibility. JAMA 1989; 281:1610-1617.
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