Is this Despair?

If you were to ask what the fundamental principle of my educational, political, economic theory is, I think I might well answer this way:

“We simply don’t know as much as we think we do and we can’t know it either. Therefore, we should stop trying to create a world based on our presumed knowledge.”

Ignorance is the beginning of reverence.


One Response

  1. At least, when ignorance is realized. I was just reading something very similar in James Taylor’s Poetic Knowledge.

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