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'''Ignorance''' (from Latin ''ignorantia'') is the state of being ignorant; the want of knowledge in general, or in relation to a particular subject; or the state of being uneducated or uninformed<ref>'''Ignorance''', Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition (Springfield, Massachusetts:  G. & C. Merriam, 1934)</ref>.
 
'''Ignorance''' (from Latin ''ignorantia'') is the state of being ignorant; the want of knowledge in general, or in relation to a particular subject; or the state of being uneducated or uninformed<ref>'''Ignorance''', Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition (Springfield, Massachusetts:  G. & C. Merriam, 1934)</ref>.
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Revision as of 05:42, 22 May 2007

Ignorance (from Latin ignorantia) is the state of being ignorant; the want of knowledge in general, or in relation to a particular subject; or the state of being uneducated or uninformed[1].

For many people ignorance is bliss. They prefer not knowing something because it is often more comfortable than knowing it. In Conservapedia this is often achieved by using this template:

  1. Ignorance, Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition (Springfield, Massachusetts: G. & C. Merriam, 1934)