Ignorance

"Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts".

By Richard Feynman, in: "What is Science?", presented at the fifteenth annual meeting of the National Science Teachers Association, in New York City (1966) published in The Physics Teacher Vol. 7, issue 6 (1969)
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Those who have knowledge, don’t predict. Those who predict, don’t have knowledge” – Lao Tzu, 6thCentury BC Chinese Poet

A selection of my blog posts relating to our ignorance and folly:

Stupidity rules the world

The pitfalls of forecasting

 
 
 
Other people's writings that clarify commonly held fallacies
 

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