Saturday, February 11, 2012

Time and knowledge

Time and knowledge are like pools into which we are born. How much time we save or how much knowledge we gain are not necessarily races, yet we treat them as such. I am taught to assume that my ancestors knew less then I do today, and time has moved forward. Yet, I find that my ancestors' values went deeper than mine today, to a level that I can only try and imagine.

In short, we move within time and knowledge at different instances, not along it.

Friday, February 10, 2012

What are "ways of learning"?

How do we understand the ways in which we learn? Where do decisions about the ways come from? To what extent are these ways changing, if at all? And if they are, how is this influencing decisions made on them?