Quote by Karl R. Popper

The more we learn about the world, and the deeper our learning, the more conscious, specific, and articulate will be our knowledge of what we do not know; our knowledge of our ignorance. For this indeed, is the main source of our ignorance - the fact that our knowledge can be only finite, while our ignorance must necessarily be infinite.

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This quote emphasizes the paradoxical relationship between knowledge and ignorance. It suggests that as we acquire more knowledge and delve deeper into learning, we become more aware of the vast extent of what we still do not know. The more we understand, the more we comprehend the limitations of our own knowledge, highlighting the inevitable presence of ignorance. This insight reminds us that our quest for knowledge will always be accompanied by a realization of the endless extent of what is yet to be discovered or understood.


By Karl R. Popper
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