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Ignorance is the condition of being uninformed or uneducated, lacking knowledge or information. It may also refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ...

Ignorance is the debut album from Sacred Reich, a thrash metal band originating from Arizona, United States. ... British funk-thrash metal band British thrash-funk band Ignorance were based in the East Midlands, and released two albums on the American Metal Blade Records in the early 1990s. ... In social psychology, pluralistic ignorance is a process which involves several members of a group who think that they have different perceptions, beliefs, or attitudes than the rest of the group. ... Rational ignorance is a term most often found in economics, particularly public choice theory, but also used in other disciplines which study rationality and choice, including philosophy (epistemology) and game theory. ... Vincible ignorance is, in Catholic ethics, ignorance in a moral matter that could have been removed by diligence reasonable to the circumstances. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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Ignorance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (525 words)
In philosophy, the study of ignorance is paired with the study of knowledge, both of which are central to epistemology.
In humans, ignorance of another's lifeways or circumstances, failure to empathize with his or her experience, is cited in political science as one of the most common causes of conflict.
Ignorance is often misinterpreted as a synonym of Stupidity, and is as thus often taken as an insult, when really it is, in its correct form, not an insult at all but more of a criticism.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ignorance (1288 words)
Ignorance is said to be invincible when a person is unable to rid himself of it notwithstanding the employment of moral diligence, that is, such as under the circumstances is, morally speaking, possible and obligatory.
When ignorance is deliberately aimed at and fostered, it is said to be affected, not because it is pretended, but rather because it is sought for by the agent so that he may not have to relinquish his purpose.
Ignorance of law, when one is unaware of the existence of the law itself, or at least that a particular case is comprised under its provisions.
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