The more correct something is, the more useful it tends to be. But this correlation is overestimated. Fixating on correctness cripples our personal growth.
We may think that correct mental models are always good to have, but the reality is that some correct models are useless or even harmful.
A common belief is that we should only use correct mental models, but the reality is that some wrong models are worth keeping around.
Conventional wisdom warns against being fascinated by a new idea and applying it to everything. But the reverse is true; we should deliberately apply new ideas more than it seems necessary.