RE: Knowledge is manufactured?

Subject: RE: Knowledge is manufactured?
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: <Gause_Brian -at- emc -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 16:28:22 -0600

Gause_Brian -at- emc -dot- com wrote:

> Knowledge is where "perception" meets "reason". The act of
> saying you exist proves that you exist. It's really that simple.
> If you want to believe that you can't prove things exist, and
> specifically, that knowledge doesn't exist, you're welcome to
> believe it...but you're handicapping your rational faculties
> before you even begin.

Bravo, bravo, bravo!

I'm reminded of Nathaniel Branden's dismissal of determinism
(paraphrased, but close):

"If a man tells me either (a) he doesn't think, or (b) it doesn't matter
whether he thinks or not, I'm inclined to take his word for it."



Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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