Comment: None know the law completely. Few see the beauty of ignorance.

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None know the law completely. Few see the beauty of ignorance.

Ignorance of the law is a blessing.

    I am thankful that the good God creates us all ignorant. I am glad that when we change His plans in this regard, we have to do it at our own risk. It is a gratification to me to know that I am ignorant of art, and ignorant also of surgery. Because people who understand art find nothing in pictures but blemishes, and surgeons and anatomists see no beautiful women in all their lives, but only a ghastly stack of bones with Latin names to them, and a network of nerves and muscles and tissues inflamed by disease. The very point in a picture that fascinates me with its beauty, is to the cultured artist a monstrous crime against the laws of coloring; and the very flush that charms me in a lovely face, is, to the critical surgeon, nothing but a sign hung out to advertise a decaying lung. Accursed be all such knowledge. I want none of it.
    - "Academy of Design," letter to San Francisco Alta California, July 28, 1867

Let me introduce you to someone.

    "His ignorance covered the whole earth like a blanket, and there was hardly a hole in it anywhere."
    - Mark Twain in Eruption

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul