Illiterate originally meant lacking a knowledge of literature or similar learning, but is most often applied now to one unable to read or write: necessary training for illiterate soldiers. Ignorance is bliss, I tell you. I read somewhere might have been on this site about how ignorance isn't bliss and that this persons bliss comes from understanding so much about the world and feeling so lucky he lives in this time of advancement and not in the past. Nice answers and stories I really enjoyed this question. The stings of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness' alter'd eye, That mocks the tear it forc'd to flow; And keen Remorse with blood defil'd, And moody Madness laughing wild Amid severest woe. Most people think ignorance is a personality trait or something intrinsic and uncontrollable. Given that there will always be the range, a persons relative judgement of their worst memory will be the literal worst they've ever felt in their life.
It is a kind of splitting, I think, in which we remember what we once had as better than it was and we relate to what we do have as worse than it is. In order to know which actions we should take, we must have information. But how can one succeed, when he's locked in ignorances keep? The act of believing in god itself is not ignorant. Well, that's not the crux of the statement, as it is technically an idiom. While some on earnest business bent Their murm'ring labours ply 'Gainst graver hours, that bring constraint To sweeten liberty: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in ev'ry wind, And snatch a fearful joy. Even our very own lives are laden with painful memories and awful situations.
We need to step outside our comfort zones, abandon oblivion, as this is the only way we can open our minds, and give ourselves opportunities to find real and fulfilling bliss. It is better to remain unaware or ignorant of things that may otherwise cause one stress; if you don't know about something, you don't need to worry about it. When our expectations of life do not exceed its capacity, we will hopefully get the same comforts of the person in fantasy-land. Are you sure you aren't still bitter yourself? We all have a fair share of responsibility for the world we live in - it's not like you can un-see or un-hear what goes on in the world. Proverbs 1 1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
No one is ignorant, including a small child under the care of their parents. But the truth is that all children—even those with very fortunate beginnings—have a mix of pleasant and painful experiences. Yes it's true that your life is what you make it, but you go up to the happiest person you know and if you dive deep enough into their brain, you will find they have unsatisfactory moments. Childhood is messy—, hurt, disappointment, and worry are natural and inevitable childhood experiences. I confess I'm ignorant of mathematics.
Ellen: The doctor didn't tell Dad that Mom probably won't recover from her illness. You claim you're carefree and not ignorant , but why then are you so angry towards the people that have a different opinion? Is my husband cheating on me? Let's break things down with a closer look at a few examples of ignorance is bliss. Shutting problems out forever limits our own lives, like the woman who lost her family and went crazy, or like the restrictive life of the intellectually disabled 50-year-old. There's a big difference between the two words. Then, again they could be thinking of something. In fact, the less awareness one has as a child, the greater the bliss but also the greater the. No more; where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.
Growing up you attain freedom, and knowledge. I'm am free and happy, and I can be blissful all I want when it comes to ignoring people that tell me something that's not right. It could mean any number of things. Being confined and ignorant is definitely not something I would desire to go back to. However, if you do your own research and reasoning, then come up with a conclusion based on your evidence, that is not foolish. Hence, for folks who are either enlightened by the fact that ignorance is bliss; since knowing is inherently useless since Life is transcendental. Happiness is defined as euphoria or a sense and display of contentment, this is extremely variable as brains are wired differently and based on your past experiences you will have different sources of happiness.
The answer is complex and intricate and it varies from person to person. Jesus really does sets people free because he is wisdom and knowledge himself as it is written in proverbs 8. The only question that remains is whether or not more knowledge is better. Do you really believe that you're in the position of making such claims? As I mentioned earlier, it all depends that how your life revolves with expectations and emotions. Be in the moment, don't pay attention to worries and concerns from the past of for upcoming future. The alternative is not worth living, in my opinion. Men and women have diffe … rent means of communication.
Like with most things in life, the optimal position lies in the center, in a balancing between the right amount of responsibility for what's really important and ignorance to those things that do not really matter. Can apply to anyone, regardless of political affiliation. Perphaps you could see it as a core of a matter which is the smallest a summerization of a bigger story or a moral. How does it feel to have your leg blown off? You are ignorant in that sense inasmuch as he is ignorant in the sense he does not know you and your experiences. Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness. In order to get what we want, we have to act; we have to do something. They might not know that a robbery took place in their neighborhood last night and, therefore, be a little bit more carefree.
That's the worst thing, you aren't even aware you yourself might be proof of the statement, that is, if you're as happy as you claim you are, which I think might not be the case if only because of the fact you're on this blog. Thought would destroy their paradise. And happiness too swiftly flies. The other day, I saw a bumper sticker that made me sit up and take notice. Growing up is a wonderful thing, taking control or at least at some level of your life might bring responsibility but this is a good thing. And more we know; we realize how less we know. You act like you're being respectful but you're not really.