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cmspecht at acsu.buffalo.edu cmspecht at acsu.buffalo.edu
Mon May 12 05:07:39 EST 1997


point well taken (both times).

colleen specht

On Sun, 11 May 1997, F. Frank LeFever wrote:

> 	CORRECTION!
> 
> 	IN MY HASTE AND FATIGUE I STARTED TO WRITE "ASSUME", 
> 	STARTED TO REFRAME USING "NEGLECT THE POSSIBILITY"
> 	BUT NEGLECTED TO RECONSTRUCT THE SENTENCE	!
> 
> 	I intended to say that the arrogance of ignorance is to
> 	assume that those whose views seem "narrow" to them lack
>       the broad experience and open mind they smugly assume themselves 
> 	to have; they neglect the possibility that these "narrow" people
> 	have had even broader experience, and have had time to think
> 	on it more deeply than they, eventually discarding what the naive
> 	assume they have not yet discovered.
> 
> 	n.b.: I think this correction is somewhat better expressed than
> 	the one I (apparently) was unsuccessful in transmitting.

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