Fools, facts and the more we know.
Neal points us to: Saying more by saying less.
This post then leads to an extraordinary blog post. It's long enough to be a book and includes more than a thousand comments. It's a piece of work that would be hard to imagine in any other medium. The filmmaker Errol Morris analyzes two photographs (of cannonballs!) and tries to figure out which one was photographed first. The key quote:
"Certainly the more information we get, the higher the level of ignorance seems to be."