The Importance of Knowledge

1241 WordsFeb 26, 20185 Pages
“That which is accepted as knowledge today is sometimes discarded tomorrow.” Knowledge is regarded by many as the ultimate truth and is constantly sought after in all forms. Knowledge, however, does not remain constant and is always changing as people come to learn new and different things about the knowledge and attempt to make sense of it. These many differing theories and interpretations are what cause confusion and differences in a person's beliefs and therefore knowledge. This is why it is important to understand how one comes to learn or interpret knowledge as it may affect future knowledge in a certain field such as history or the natural sciences. In order to understand this, it is necessary for one to learn how a person comes to understand knowledge regarding history and the natural sciences by using language and emotion. History play a major role in a person’s life as it shapes their current actions which then in turn shapes their feelings. This is usually the case around the world as well. These feelings and actions, however, are not always the same and have rarely, if ever, been so. This may in a small part be due to the predisposition one has since birth, however, the large scale cause for these different feelings and opinions in regards to history usually stem from what we learn through a text book, family and friends, a teacher, or even through pure observation. Although there don't seem to be too many mediums through which history is conveyed, a wide
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