Incomplete knowledge of a subject can be more dangerous than no
Way back in the first century B.C. Publilius Syrus wrote, "Better be ignorant of a matter than half know it." Publilius, a Syrian (Aramean), was brought to Italy as a slave but won the favor of his master who both freed and educated him.
It took a further eighteen centuries before Alexander Pope (1688-1744) coined the proverb we use today, "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, which is first recorded in An Essay on Criticism (1711).
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