Spiritual Knowledge Is Only A Generalisation

(all knowledge is a generalisation)

Knowledge may inspire, but we cannot know if it is true until we practise it. Knowledge then becomes personal, practical wisdom. Whatever is said here is according to the writer’s understanding: you may see it differently, because you will have a different background and motivation.

Practical wisdom is knowingness – if it works and we are happy with it – but we should be prepared to change when convinced. We may use Occam’s razor, but here’s the problem … and this is where it gets personal!

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Occam’s razor: supposing there exist two explanations for an occurrence, the one that requires the smallest number of assumptions is usually correct. Another way of saying this is that the more assumptions you have to make, the more unlikely the explanation.

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