Knowledge In Education: The Meaning Of Knowledge

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There are some assumptions can be made due to the title itself. The title only suggests that only knowledge can produce both meaning and purpose in our personal lives. The knowledge we are using will not be useful if there is no meaning or purpose exists inside. Then, is there always a point to knowledge? Is it always meaningful to have knowledge to produce meaning and purpose? By questioning these, what exactly is knowledge? I believe that the meaning of knowledge can be defined as the process of experiences through education. Through education, humans gain knowledge, thus, knowledge is the information that we learned from the education life throughout our lifetime. Knowledge can be obtained through ways of knowing such as perception, emotion, and language. Knowledge can be also learned from areas of knowledge such as mathematics, sciences, and arts. These ways of knowing and areas of knowledge are all types of education experiences that we are learning from schools. However, the problem with the title is that the title only addresses that only the “whole point” of knowledge can produces meaning and purpose in our lives. To point out this fact, are there ‘other points’ of knowledge that we can gain from? Does knowledge itself give us meaning and purpose? In my perspective, knowledge itself alone can be pretty much an empty thing, since it does not produce any means to an end. However, what if there is no knowledge? Does this indicate there will be no meaning or purpose

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