Is Ignorant the new Black?

@CNN headline: “Country confirms first Ebola case”. Turns out country is Senegal. Same number of letters as “Country”, so space wasn’t the reason. Are we really expected to be ignorant to never have heard of Senegal? Or do I need to change news sources because CNN’s audience focus is failed-to-graduate-from-elementary-school?

Reading The Feyman Lectures

Recently the full transcript was published. I’m having a great time reading them. He’s obviously so very knowledgeable … But the loudest message that comes across is how little we know. Take this: Perhaps you say, “That’s a terrible thing—I learned that in science we have to define everything precisely.” We cannot define anything precisely!…