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I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
   —   Galileo Galilei
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On This Day In:
2015 Adaptive Security
2014 Wants
2013 Side Effects
2012 Just Trying To Earn A Living
2011 Productive Worry

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The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
   —    Elbert Hubbard
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On This Day In:
2015 Begin Today
2014 Look Again (At Life’s Illusions)
2013 None Knows
2012 Yet
2011 No End In Sight
2010 Back At It…

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If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
  ―  Thomas Jefferson
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On This Day In:
2014 Pass The Soul
2013 Zapping Music And Art
2012 Not Quite Fantastic
That Kid Is Back
2011 Wolves At The Door
2010 I’m Feeling Patriotic… (Well, more than usual, anyway.)
Beating the Heat…

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To that small part of ignorance that we arrange and classify we give the name knowledge.
   —    Ambrose Bierce
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On This Day In:
2013 Reading Rules
2012 Cadet Prayer
2011 Easy To Tell
2010 A NEW Lion In The Senate (Channeling Mr. Smith)
Inception Redux
A Quick Hit Of Stats

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The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds.
   —   President John F. Kennedy
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On This Day In:
2013 Again
2012 Needs
Damned
2011 Potter & Prejudice
Blink, Blink

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It is our responsibility as scientists, knowing the great progress which comes from a satisfactory philosophy of ignorance, the great progress which is the fruit of freedom of thought, to proclaim the value of this freedom; to teach how doubt is not to be feared but welcomed and discussed; and to demand this freedom as our duty to all coming generations.
   —    Richard P. Feynman
From his book:  “What Do You Care What Other People Think
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