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Response to Xipe Totec (Original post)

Thu Aug 18, 2016, 11:46 PM

2. +1. Thank you for posting. Disinterested intellectual curiosity ...

“Disinterested” means unbiased or impartial. In other words, a disinterested person cannot be influenced to his or her own advantage.

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G.M. Trevelyan said, “Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.”

“Uninterested” means not interested or unconcerned.

Example

Gilbert K. Chesterton said, “There is no such thing on earth as an uninteresting subject; the only thing that can exist is an uninterested person.”

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