Tuesday, 20 September 2011
What do you know?
Back to the point dear friends - Back to the point. And what is the point? You want to know? You think you are ready to know? The trouble is once you do know there is no turning back. No way to unknow what you now know. Rather, there is no easy way to unknow what you have learnt. I am sure that through some sort of radical cranial surgery, you might be able to unlearn some of the things that you have come across. But, do you want to risk a surgeon taking a knife to the old grey matter, just to get rid of an idea that you could have avoided in the first place? Why not just leave now? You probably aren't missing anything that important. Nothing that your life might depend on come the day.
But what do we mean by "know" anyway? What is the difference between knowing and not knowing? Or believing? What does the line get drawn. Stop and think about that for a moment. Go on, I'll post the rest of this tomorrow so you are less tempted to read on without stopping to think..... (to be continued)