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PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 2:30 pm 
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"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." Confucius

I am in a Humanites class and we have to write about a quote. This is the one I chose.

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well off the top of my head i assume it means that knowledge is really used understand stupidity of a person


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i think it means that true knowledge is knowing that you know nothing. so basically - to not think that you know everything.


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:roll: Hmmm …
I suppose it means that when we acknowledge our ignorance in life, science or experience in general, we are confirming our awareness of our ignorance. Thus, by admitting that you lack knowledge in certain fields, you are determining your knowledge boundaries. In this case, you are not claiming that you know everything, and you know what you know and what you do not.


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I think it simply means that the more experience in life that you have and the self awareness that you possess, the more you understand how little you really know. True wisdom comes only from our own aknowledgement that we never reach an end point in our understanding of life.


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I believe that it has a self-adjustment meaning. That before you can amass a certain amount of knowledge in any area, one must first humble themself and realize our position in life. "It's only after you lose everything that you're free to do anything."- Chuck P.


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I think it means that knowing AND ACCEPTING your own limitations is THE most important think in life

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It means the more you know, the more you realise just how much there is to know


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True knowledge is knowing the limitation of your own.
or maybe,
Knowledge is meaningles if you dont know the boundry of it.

not sure at all bout the last one it just popd up thought i should share maybe it helps you. :mrgreen:


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True knowledge is knowing that you do not know everything, yet have no limits.
Know what you will not let yourself learn

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Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
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