Monday, 3 July 2006

Fewtril #105

It is good to spend an hour or two wondering how many of the faults and follies of the world have arisen and flourished because of the desperate attempt by fools to eschew what they believe fools believe.

3 comments:

dearieme said...

All my life I've heard people say that the answer is More Education i.e. that the problems of the human condition are caused by ignorance. But, as you imply, they are often caused by stupidity.

Sperestillan said...

Stupidity yes, and jumping to conclusions, and making assumptions based on their own prejudices, and being arrogant.
Think I'd better stop there. Not too good a mood tonight.

Deogolwulf said...

"Education, education, education" -- the affirmation of a faith in human-worked miracles.