The Library Basement
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Tag ignorance

Ignorance, cont.

How did I miss this one?

Praise ignorance, for what man has not encountered he has not destroyed.

\~ Wendell Berry, Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

Ignorance addendum

The gods value morals alone; they have paid no compliments to intellect, nor offered it a single reward. If intellect is welcome anywhere in the other world, it is in hell, not heaven.

\~ Mark Twain, quoted in Harper's Magazine, April 2011, p. 36.

Though I suppose I need to be careful not to conflate intelligence with knowledge.

Ignorance made us hungry

Selected quotations to illustrate a theology of ignorance:

Ignorance made us hungry
information made us no good

\~ David Bazan, Hard to Be

Every look in search of you
No need for books when we're with you

\~ Me Without You, Every Thought a Thought of You

For I decided to be concerned about nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.

\~ 1 Corinthians 2:2 (NET)

But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything, and will cause you to remember everything I said to you.

\~ John 14:26 (NET)