The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge
This insightful (and still very relevant) quote has been attributed to Professor Stephen Hawking.
The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge. —Stephen Hawking pic.twitter.com/Z86LQZYc7P— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) December 25, 2016
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance — it is the illusion of knowledge.
Whoever first said it, it is a very timely caution in a post-factual world with a growing proliferation of fake news and misdirection.
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