Posted by Tom Salmon for Doris, a fellow member of the Prince William and Manassas Family Alliance
“Ignorance is bliss.” How often people plead ignorance when they’ve been unaware of an unpleasant fact or situation that, therefore,did not trouble them. Or try this one on for size: “What I don’t know can’t hurt me.”
Remainingignorantoruninformedaboutsomethingallowsa persontonothavetoworryor feelresponsiblefor it. Ignorance is a cop-out people use to avoid becoming involved in matters they prefer letting someone else resolve.
But what about ignorance? Is it all that innocent? A generation or two ago parents heaved a sigh of relief when their high school graduates headed for college. Dad shelled out hefty tuition and room and board payments, while the kids lived it up at the university. Moms and Dads rarely asked their students…
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