Friday, October 5, 2007

Pride in not knowing

[00m:12s] "It's become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science, and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics."

C. Richard Dawkins, 1996, Richard Dimbleby Lecture (part two of four)
Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder.