George Bernard Shaw warned us to “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”
Shaw is a fabulous person to quote, I rely on his words liberally and often. Also, full disclosure that I’m an anthropology major by trade and got a substantial kick out of fitting the ‘armchair anthropologists’ joke into this one (a term that refers to academics who don’t venture too far outside the library and hide from actual fieldwork – a crime anthropologists were especially guilty of in the early years of the discipline).
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“After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.” – Oscar Wilde
Thanks to likethatofarainbow for the quote! Oscar Wilde was definitely a character, and if anyone were to be given the opportunity to hang out with him (in the afterlife… obviously) I’m sure they would appreciate this guide to rely upon.