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Quote: I Don't Want to Know

There are some things I had rather never know.
So you may remember I said when You began to teach me mathematics. 10 more words

Deborah Makarios

illusions of compe- tence in learning

Ignorance is Bliss

Errol Morris, writing for the New York Times, wrote[i] about a Cornell Professor David Dunning who, in 1999 read about a man who rubbed lemon juice on his face then robbed a bank in broad daylight. 1,183 more words

Good Art Defamiliarizes

A couple months ago I came across an article on Medium. The title immediately captured my attention, “You’re 16. You’re a Pedophile. You Don’t Want to Hurt Anyone. 544 more words

Heavy Thoughts

Ignore-ance is Bliss

I’ve never liked the saying, “ignorance is bliss.” I’ve always quested after the truth, so ignorance seems like a paltry way of living, though many people seem to cultivate the state. 460 more words


Learning Pain's Name

I started a new role at my work approximately 3 months ago. Where I work there is a lot of movement and I am the 3rd person backfilling the role this year. 678 more words


Why People Fail to Recognise their Own Incompetence

An interesting topic. I will collect a few views and examine the results.

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.—Confucius


Successful negotiation of everyday life would seem to require people to possess insight about deficiencies in their intellectual and social skills.

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For Reference And Research

Someone Else's Life and the Bliss in Ignorance

Watching a loved one suffer and die of a fatal disease is something, I think, that’s too hard to bear. But Rosie was brave enough to witness it all – her mom’s deteriorating health as the Huntington’s disease slowly zapped the life out of her. 385 more words