Quote: By three methods we may learn wisdom (attrib Confucius 1893)

Paul Frank paulfrank at POST.HARVARD.EDU
Mon Nov 8 16:41:53 UTC 2010

Rumsfeld, mass murderer though he may have been, never got the credit
he deserved for this fine piece of extemporaneous poetry.


On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 5:11 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you sure it wasn't Donald Rumsfeld?
> *The Unknown
> *As we know,
> There are known knowns.
> There are things we know we know.
> We also know
> There are known unknowns.
> That is to say
> We know there are some things
> We do not know.
> But there are also unknown unknowns,
> The ones we don't know
> We don't know.
> DanG

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