A little knowledge
Posted by KC on March 30, 2004
In Reply to: A little knowledge posted by R. Berg on March 30, 2004
: : : : : Is a little knowledge a dangerous thing?
: : : : Yes
: : : And it is dangerous that the most "deeply ignorant" (using Truman Capote's phrase) among us do not know that they are ignorant.
: : Only the truly ignorant and the religious fundamentalist know that they are in possession of all the truth: the most intelligent recognize the enormity of their ignorance and the pitiful total of their knowledge.
: So we do, so we do.
"I know no disease of the soul, but ignorance"
Ben Jonson, Explorata: or Discoveries.