“Our Desire for Knowledge is Often Baulked by a Thickset Hedge of Opinions Which Seeks To Pass Itself Off as Records” -Jacob Burckhardt (2009)

"Our Desire for Knowledge..." comes from a quote out of Art Historian/Cultural Historian Jacob Burckhardt's delightful book, "Reflections on History. There are flaws in the practice of research, facts can be confused with opinions, as Burckhardt continues in this book: "Nor can we rid ourselves entirely of the views of our own time and personality, and here, perhaps, is the worst enemy of knowledge."

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