Ignorance is Not a Control

Editor’s Note: As we wrap up 2010, I wanted to share some of our favorite blog posts from the past year. We’ll be back with new content on January 4. This post by Henry St. Andre first ran on October 14.

A few years ago, one cold winter morning on her way to work, with 10-12 inches of snow on the ground, a young lady who I worked with locked herself out of her car while it sat in the driveway of her home. Not only had she locked her car keys in the car, but she had also locked her house key in the car, and the house was locked too. Her spare keys were, of course, in the house. Finding that she could not enter via the front door, she scrambled around the house, wearing high heels and a dress, in 12 inches of snow looking for an open window. She was finally able to find a window that she could jimmy open enough for her to ungracefully crawl through and thus obtain access to her house and her spare keys. Read more >>