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The Arrogance of Experience

The Arrogance of Experience

“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” William Shakespeare, As You Like It.

I have always found this to be one of the most accurate comments that Shakespeare has ever produced. I find that as soon as one accepts their own intelligence or wisdom then they are doomed to a life of ignorance. I have always had a thirst for knowledge and care little about from where that knowledge can be gained or achieved. I find that knowledge is something that we all possess elements of but to achieve the intact ‘Grail’, as it were, is little more than a fallacy.

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