As I've grown older, and hopefully wiser, I've often wondered about the impetus behind the genius who actually took the time to sit down and come up with the axiom, "What you don't know can't hurt you."

Throughout my adult life, I've never seen any merit or proof of this postulate. I mean, can you imagine letting a strange mass grow somewhere on your body, and not bothering to discern what it is? Or applying this absurd catch phrase toward preparation for the CPA exam?

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