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What do We Know? (Pico Iyer via NYT)

Submitted by on January 6, 2017 – 4:40 pm

"But one thing that happens when we acquire too much “knowledge” is that, like Othello, we sometimes fail to distinguish it from what can never be known, which may not be untrue."

--James Ferrari

Read more at the NYT here.

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