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Which is the biggest threat to society, knowledge or ignorance?

Asked by chitrasahgal, 29 Jun '09 06:31 pm
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Acquiring knowledge is no guarantee of practical, useful application. Wisdom implies a mature integration of appropriate knowledge, a seasoned ability to filter the inessential from the essential.... and that's the holistic knowledge . It's real threat , may be more threat than ignorance when people talk & act with half knowledge or quarter knowledge. But at the same time , there is nothing more frightful than ignorance which goes in action. Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 30 Jun '09 10:15 am

 
  
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Weapons in the hands of the ignorant. I\'ve always appreciated this quote: \"I do not fear any nation that gathers nuclear weapons, I fear the man who only seeks one, for he intends to use it\"............................................Well in the movie the matrix they say ignorance is bliss, and if you have knowledge sometimes you may wish you didnt so you would not know how bad you have it.
Answered by miss, 29 Jun '09 06:34 pm

 
  
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Knowledge since it need reactions immediately. Under Ignorance society stands useless.
Answered by Pulwal Inc, 30 Jun '09 12:14 am

 
  
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Both,if not handled well...so veron feels:-))))
Answered by veronica, 29 Jun '09 11:44 pm

 
  
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Ignorance is your biggest threat!
Answered by anupama kumar, 30 Jun '09 12:43 pm

 
  
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Knowledge cannot be a threat to society. It always helps. However ignorance is a threat. Most of our political leaders and some unethical persons cheat the society because people are ignorant of true facts. They believe in any thing and therefore that is the biggest threat.
Answered by Subhash Palsapure, 29 Jun '09 10:10 pm

 
  
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Extremes of either.
Answered by ponnuswami selvaraj, 29 Jun '09 09:12 pm

 
  
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Ignorance with a capital I
Answered by rajesh prajapati, 29 Jun '09 08:02 pm

 
  
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Definitely Ignorance.
Answered by Vishwanath V, 29 Jun '09 07:26 pm

 
  
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Obviously, ignorance. Ignorance is sin. Ignorance is risk. Ignorance is weakness.
Answered by Surender Reddy, 29 Jun '09 06:34 pm

 
  
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