The Literary Drover
From notes made on the human condition:
Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. – Daniel J. Boorstin.
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The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin.
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The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin
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The problem is that ignorance, being the absence of knowledge, is a vacuum, and Nature abhors a vacuum. – Daniel J. Boorstin.
“Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.”
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Shhhh, don’t tell my sisters, but I bought two new books today! The first is The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination by Daniel J. 136 more words
3 months ago
I recently ran across this quote from Daniel Boorstin in the introduction to a documentary film:
“The biggest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance — it is the illusion of knowledge.” 229 more words
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