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Is curiosity bad? I seem to have an endless appetite for information about all things…

August 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Curiosity, Fr. Bartunek, Studiositas (Learning), Vice, Virtue

Q: Dear Father John, Many spiritual writers and saints have cautioned against excessive curiosity. Why is this? Curiosity leads to knowledge and knowledge is a virtue. So how can curiosity be bad? I am very curious and love to learn about anything and everything. God’s great universe is endlessly fascinating and the more I learn and experience, the more reverence I have for God the Creator. So… is curiosity only bad... Read More