"I think our experiences ultimately determine what we know. Only through experiential learning can we determine truth." Always been my philosophy. The trick is to make the appropriate experience for the time.
The trick is to make the appropriate experience for the time.
Knol, this sounds like the agenda of a politician when talking about his targeted electorate!
I am aware that some experiences, I have willingly sought. Some happened by chance and others were the result of manipulated circumstances. Give me the kind of experiences that happen by chance, anyday.
If you manipulate your experience, you just reinforce what ever it is that is already in mind. Might say there is a bit of a science to creating the kind of experience appropriate to one's level of understanding, but which is by chance.
"Yes, but what if someone else has manipulated your experience?" Usually this only happens if you are a paid agent working for someone. One of my techniques is called synchronicity, ask a question, go out into reality and an experience may happen. Sort of an open control.
I wonder if we should accept karl popper's way of looking at things. Testing to destruction. Or should we look at Kuhn and the revolution in science or should we.................................... don't give a f....
Truth is.... very difficult to answer. But I think truth is God and always truth wins. It may take years to prove or for the truth to surface. Truth you may feel it in your heart. I don't know... what is truth anyways? Nice question to ponder.