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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.