Knowledge Vs. Knowledge In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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“All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible” (T. E. Lawrence). Similarly, all men are dangerous in certain way. People seem to cultivate a habit of attributing their failures and fumbles to the sources and materials they attain. The anticipation of the thought of completing their goal blinds them to the point at which they lose part of their humanity. In the novel, Frankenstein, Victor does not grasp that man’s view of the world, himself, and life is more dangerous than knowledge because of his misled understanding of knowledge. Knowledge is merely knowledge. It is apparent in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, modern society, and the Bible that knowledge becomes dangerous only when man exploits it for his own benefit. If one is to view the world from another’s eyes, he/she would see curiosity coexisting with…show more content…
Knowledge, in and of itself, is chaste until man decides to abuse its giving nature. Therefore, man’s perspective is the danger that one must be watchful of. Everyone has issues they wish to be resolved with little to no difficulty. Some people are audacious enough to disregard the lives of others to reach their solution. One can say that those people have a mindset which justifies their actions as the means to the end. These types of people can hold any position, whether it is a mother, employer, or child. Because man is sinful to the end, anyone can come to ignore the consequences of their actions in spite of the effects on others. One should be careful not to be manipulated by anyone with the preceding mindset for all that will emerge from their actions will be chaotic and

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