Ignorance is Bliss

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When you are glad, it is better to be unaware of bad things

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  • This expression has been used by many writers over the centuries. In 400 B.C, Sophocles a famous Greek playwright first wrote this expression. Centuries later, this phrase was quoted by a Dutch Scholar named Erasmus. Ever since the expression gained much popularity and many writers used it in their work.
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It would be better if the news about harmful effects of eating junk food does make into public, as it is ignorance of bliss.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

Additional definitions for 'Ignorance is Bliss':

ignorance is blissLack of knowledge results in happinessSometime you are more comfortable if you dont know something.
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