What power is there in knowledge? Why do we seek knowledge really? Knowledge, true knowledge, arises from seeing connections between a skill and its purpose, and connections between that purpose and other purposes. Knowledge arises from the inherent structure of the world around us.
Knowledge is something that is developed by a process of creative incorporation of experience arrived at through practice. The study and practice themselves can lead to no meaningful progress.
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