Although I am able to cite a parallel to the idea from the Testament of Asher 6:2, "They both practice evil and approve of others who practice it," I do not know
to whom Paul is referring.
I do not know
who in poor countries could best use your contribution -- but I do know well-regarded doctors, activists, and others who work or volunteer there, whose judgment and recommendations I trust.
We do not know
what is going to happen three hundred years down the road.
In role number three we do not teach end users to solve complex problems without us, even as that educational exercise is at best problematical because we do not know
whether such users whom we have turned loose in the information ocean ever find what they need--no I did not say want.
In the general area of professional activity, we do not know
if integrity can be adequately measured.
However, there are some contractors in the industry who often wind up in this situation because they: (a) took on too much work and are not able to give your project the time and attention it deserves; (b) do not have adequate financing to pay men to continue the job because they misspent the money; (c) do not know
how to manage a job; (d) used subcontractors to do the work and owe them money because they underbid the job; or (e) intentionally tried to take advantage of the client.
I am going to those whom I do not know
, and of whom I expect very little." Earlier, writing to his friend John Keble, Newman had described his approaching conversion by saying, "I am setting my face absolutely toward the wilderness."
I do not know
what being a poet is or what being a critic is.
They do not know
such things as how to make a contract, how to start and run a value analysis program, or they are not good negotiators.
Now patients are sent by people I do not know
from all over Florida.
At such moments I do not know
whose land this is that I own, or whose bed I sleep in.
Only then did I ask what it was that I was to do, and I discovered that I was to visit four of the eight Lutheran seminaries and to hold forth under the auspices of this foundation on the subject "Biblical Preaching in Babel." Also I discovered that Barbara Lundblad, whom I do not know
well but happened to have had preach for me last year, was also going to do this.