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Ignorance Is Bliss

They say that ignorance is bliss, but it’s really just disease, confusion, and disappointment.

You can avoid dental exams becuase you’re happier now not knowing about problems and possible future procedures needed. But you’re deceiving yourself if you believe that you are truly happier for not knowing.

What about eating real food? How many friends do I have who have a vague idea that fast food and most of what they eat at home will lead to chronic health problems later on, but as long as they don’t know for sure, they can ignore the possible future and savor the present.

Whether it’s your health, your relationship, your business, or your purpose, ignorance is never bliss. It just pushes away immediacy for the sake of underlying complication. Choosing ignorance is unacceptable. Living ignorance is downright criminal.

Are you hiding from something you need to know?

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