maple leaf Two Quotes

      
  To Know...
or Not to Know?


   There is something I don't know
                that I am supposed to know.

   I don't know what it is I don't know,
                   and yet am supposed to know,
   And I feel I look stupid
         if I seem both NOT to know it
         and not know WHAT it is I don't know.

    Therefore, I pretend I know it.

   This is nerve-wracking since I don't know
         what I must pretend to know.

    Therefore, I pretend I know everything.

 R.D. Laing, Knots (1970)




When an elder was asked for advice, he humbly said,

"I hope I don't give you
wrong information."


I too, hope I don't give you

wrong information

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