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The saying “I know that I know nothing” is attributed to the Greek philosopher Socrates,1  and one might wonder what the actual point of it is. As a young man Socrates visited and conversed with various scholars in ancient Athens, and he realised that they all talked about how much they knew, but really did not. Therefore, by admitting how much he does not know he becomes wiser than them. In simple terms the main lesson from Socrates is that by accepting the limitations of our knowledge we would avoid ignorance and wrongdoing. We think that the same applies...

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