Incorrect. To know, you must
first learn, and in so doing,
an individual can attain knowledge. The notion that
learning occurs in the course of education is inapt
because education is a decidedly passive experience rather than being active and
Cannabal - May 19, 2015, 9:59 pm,
What prevents "knowing" is the
inability to acquire or discern information objectively due to compulsory schooling and rigid scholastic standards
that are put in place to
achieve results that are,
more often than not, entirely
arbitrary and even invalid.
Cannabal - May 19, 2015, 10:03 pm,
The pic of the poster does present a peculiar dilemma: should the girl take the object off of her head to discern its nature or should
the girl ask someone else what that object is even if
the answer might not be the
Greeny - May 19, 2015, 10:18 pm,
Nature of an apple? Sounds like post graduate work...
Cannabal - May 19, 2015, 10:59 pm,
If you're doing a postgrad dissertation on the "nature of an apple"--the nature of which falls under the classification of "botanical fruit"--then you really need to take a long, hard look at your life.
GaryO - May 20, 2015, 1:46 am,
‘What prevents "knowing" is the inability to acquire or discern information objectively’….In other words; a severe case of dumbaass, thus today’s burgeoning fleet of tiny buses
GaryO - May 20, 2015, 2:58 am,
On a serious note; there are more than a few ways of learning. The three main ones are learning by text, example, and experience. My experience with many walks of life and many types of individuals (over thirty years of management) has taught me this.
GaryO - May 20, 2015, 3:00 am,
The school systems give you a sh**, thru text…and it’s a poor one….benefiting 40% or fewer (it w/be more like 30% but some have such a hunger for knowledge, they tough it out)…and now, back to your dissertation, Cannabal.
GaryO - May 20, 2015, 7:15 am,
been here a few years now, and I still haven't learned 'shaut' is censored out (it's not in the book)
Cannabal - May 20, 2015, 5:00 pm,
Of course, Dr. Gary. Did you know that the number zero originated in Sumatra?
GaryO - May 20, 2015, 5:47 pm,
Well, I wouldn’t know enough to argue that. But, in my travels, I did discover the letter ‘O’ while there.
Cannabal - May 20, 2015, 6:56 pm,
Did you come across the Big O?
GaryO - May 20, 2015, 7:12 pm,
Nuthin' gets by you, do it
Cannabal - May 20, 2015, 9:13 pm,
Certainly not: I cannot be bought.
Oldsod - May 20, 2015, 10:05 am,
Oldsod's Theory of Relative Stupidity: The more you know, the more you realize how little you know. Therefore, with each advance in knowledge, we get progressively dumber.