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WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE Knowledge is understanding However understanding knowledge or what has been understood is not so simplistic Many scientist and psychologist have tried to understand how we are capable of gaining knowledge The philosophers are the ones who ask the fundamental question of what exactly knowledge is They want to know how it becomes available to us and how we individually process it With every answer to this question comes a criticism and with every criticism comes another idea To Blandshard knowledge is to try to understand what is unknown He believes that to think is to seek understanding meaning that as humans every thing or situation we encounter we try to understand it That is why over time we have asked so many questions It is human nature to want to know not only why something occurs but how Long ago humans looked at birds and wondered why they flew rather than walked but we did not stop there We wanted to know how they were able to physically take flight and now today we too are able to fly Blandshard states that thought is immanent as well as transcendent Our own thoughts exist is our minds and surpass all usual limits in order for us to understand something According to Blandshard we naturally want to know the unknown If knowledge was handed to us Regis would be bankrupt and everyone would be a millionaire If we were all equally intelligent Alex Trebec would be out of a job and my parents would have 22 thousand dollars more to their name However knowledge as Locke tells us is not given to us at birth as people once believed The religious theory declares all humans as recipients of their thoughts and ideas from God Locke disproves the religious theory when he states that our all-loving God would have bestowed upon each human equal knowledge Clearly some people are more
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