Value Of Knowledge Essay

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Knowledge is defined as facts, information, and skills acquired by a person through experience or education; the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. Sometimes, there is a combination of theoretical knowledge and experience. In this statement,there is a combination of Areas of Knowledge and Ways of Knowing that make the statement; “Without application in the world, the value of knowledge is greatly diminished.” The areas of knowledge that are tied with this statement are history and ethics. As well as reason and emotion being the ways of knowing that I can associate with this question. There are no absolutes in the reign of knowledge, from its recompilation to its application. More so, there are no black or whites in knowledge…show more content…
In many cases, it is hard to leave emotions aside and decide to do the right thing of every situation. Jobs that include ethical measures depend heavily on an emotion-free knowledge. For example lawyers and most who work on the criminal area of labor must leave emotions aside and regardless of the feelings that they might have, everything they know needs to be shared. The best defendants of the world are the ones that are able to do their job without involving their feelings and the knowledge that they get from them. Some people argue that this way of “working’’ is not the “nicest” but it certainly is the most efficient and correct way. Take the example of famous revolutionary leaders in history like Lenin, Castro and Mao. They heavily depended on their emotions to succeed in their endeavors. They fought for their beliefs and used every last drop of knowledge that they had to succeed. Judging from our history books, we can clearly say they were always applying everything they knew to the world. However, many claim that the true success of a professional lies within the ability to engage with whom they are working with. Feelings and emotion can become dangerous when gathering knowledge since knowledge can be altered and be left out from the final
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