Choosing ignorance, or overindulging in "the pursuit of happiness" without caring about what is happening to your life and liberty. We are a nation of too many fools who believe the government owes us happiness even at the expense of the loss of liberty.
I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand. Although as an author I am responsible for making readers understand--a reader who doesn't understand is an unhappy reader. (And there is some value to leaving some questions unanswered.