Quote: Knowledge and Ignorance

“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” ― Daniel J. Boorstin, The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search to Know His World and Himself Actually, searching the ebook version for the quote one finds on page 86: “The great obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge. Imagination drew in bold strokes, instantly serving hopes and fears, while knowledge advanced by slow increments and contradictory witnesses.”...

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