‘Not knowing’ is actually a virtue, as far as I know…
It will put you in an unbiased state, welcoming other ways of doing stuff etc.
We might recognise things but when this turns into ‘knowing’, we loose the ability to learn new things.
Not a bad piece of epistemology, coming from a politician. I wonder if he realized how often this was going to be quoted.
And if I remember sight, the context was an attempt to gloss over gross incompetence about the Iraq war.
Braden, when you joined, the system would have set you a private message explaining the basics of forum usage. (It may still be in your messages if you did not delete it.)
You can get a private lesson (one on one) by opening a new private message and send anything (does not matter what as long as it is longer than the minimum message) to the system account named discobot.
The bot will initiate a interactive tutorial lesson and at the end you’ll earn a badge for the tutorial(s).
It’s funny how the look of a “diploma”, no matter what it’s for, makes one feel like they have accomplished something significant.
My GED is still in my childhood closet at my parents’ house in a pretty black picture frame which is, no doubt, covered in dust. No employer of any kind has asked me to prove that I had completed high school or received a GED. If I was without conviction, it would have been nothing to get away with lying about it.