Definition Of Knowledge Essay

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My definition of knowledge is a true fact or justified belief that is acquired through a persons experience and education. To a great extent, faith does play a role in deciding if knowledge we acquire has purpose and meaning in our lives however, sometimes faith does not play a role. Personal lives refers to our day to day life and how knowledge provides us with meaning and purpose in it. Its how we take shared knowledge and apply it to our individual perceptions and perspectives of our lives. Knowledge provides with the understanding of the world and gives us meaning in life. Faith to me means to have complete confidence in someone or something and believing it whole heartedly. My definition of purpose is something that has a specific reason or…show more content…
When I was 16 years old, I had decided that I wanted to be a doctor but I had not decided what branch of biology I wanted to do. I had faith in my belief that I wanted to be a doctor and I had the confidence and motivation to do it. This faith I had in myself, really pushed me to excel in biology as I knew that I enjoyed biology and in the future I wanted a job associated with it. The knowledge I acquired in my class had so much meaning and purpose in my personal life because I had faith in my decision to be a doctor and pursue that as a career. Furthermore, another example of faith playing a role in deciding if knowledge we acquire have purpose and meaning in our personal lives is the creation of the universe. For people, who put their faith into believing in God, it is shared knowledge that God is the creator of everything. In Genesis 1:1 verse 1 states, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surfaces of the water.” Since Christians put their faith into this belief, it is shared knowledge for this group of people. For atheists or people who are not Christian
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