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Thoughts on the “era of the dissolution of knowledge” – revealing the importance and loss of worth in knowledge and the need for “human relevance”, with remarks about belief

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that we are in what I have been calling the “era of the dissolution of knowledge”.  I’m finding that knowledge means almost nothing anymore.  Its as if knowledge has lost its … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “I am not knowledge” – aspects of knowledge in relation to the self and the importance of intuition

Recently, I have been finding that I feel particularly dumb in life.  Its like I don’t know anything.  I look at all that I thought, and think, and it all looks ridiculous and naïve in a way . . . its just a bunch … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘era of cheap scholarship’ and the problem of the ‘institutionalized knowledge system’

Recently, in a conversation, I said some interesting things: I pointed out that, for some time, I have noticed that the scholarship in the last 15-20 years (since about 2000) seemed ‘cheap’, as I described it.  There seemed something ‘amiss’ with … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘mental fabrications’: intelligence, insight, “smarts”, and all that, with special emphasis on intelligence

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I was thinking about ‘intelligence’.  Because this term has been used too much, and in too many ways, I have begun to see it in a particular way.  In general, I see intelligence as having … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying: “I think I know, therefore I know”

The other day I was playing with my niece and I jokingly said this statement: “I think I know, therefore I know.” It was originally a funny variation of:  “I think, therefore I am”.  At first, it was another way of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘cheap knowledge’

For years I have spoken of what I call ‘cheap knowledge’.  It is very rampant and widespread nowadays.  I first began to notice it while talking with people.  Often, these were people who were ‘knowledgeable’ and may of been to … Continue reading

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