Information without perspective is a higher form of ignorance

Screen Shot 2016-05-19 at 10.02.47In our current climate, writes Dalrymple, the misuse of science, or of scientific information,

is bound to flourish.

The antidote is

not yet more information, but wisdom, which in this instance consists of a sense of perspective. For information without perspective is like a graph the meaning of whose axes is unknown.

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