Schlagwort-Archiv: Wissen

Ununcertainty.

“That’s right,” shouted Vroomfondel, “we demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!”

Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Wisszeug.

This is a bout Manny's need for others to know, so that he can use them as tools.

N.K. Jemisin: The City We Became

Knowing Why Knowing.

The major difference is in the world, not the arguments. In a time where actual conspiracies are commonplace, conspiracy theories acquire a ring of plausibility.

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We have always had disagreements about what’s true, but today, we have a disagreement over how we know whether something is true. This is an epistemological crisis, not a crisis over belief.

Cory Doctorow: How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism

Frensied.

At least I know that I don't know.
The question is, are you smart enough to feel stupid?
Hope so.

Eminem: Berzerk

The Ignocrapalypse.

Feeling: I really don't like buying stuff from people who don't know what they are selling.

Theory: Things become crappier, unrepairable and more evil when the people who sell them no longer understand them.

Example: Computers. In the good old days (and before I ever used a computer), staff in computer shops actually knew how they work. Nowadays, try asking an employee of any store what the Intel ME is and does.

Other examples: Cars, Bicycles (especially e-bikes), and of course nobody knows knows how a smartphone works.

And not a fun one.

Trevor Noah: Do you feel a difference in the conversation travelling from Sweden to America. Is there a different feeling around climate change?

Greta Thunberg: I would say yes. Because here it feels like it is being discussed as something you believe in or not believe in. And where I come from it's a fact.

The Daily Show 2019-09-14

Ununknowing.

Practice what you know, and it will help to make clear what now you do not know.

Rembrandt (ca. 1650)

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