Knowledge Essay | What is Knowledge?

Kim Addonizio
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What is Knowledge?

Summary: As with the opinion of societal cultures and hierarchies, the opinion as to what constitutes "knowledge" is ever changing. bell hooks' "Keeping Close To Home: Class and Education" and Mike Rose's "Lilia" both illustrate the vivid and interpretable changes one endures with education. While new generations have consistently restructured knowledge, and while the educational experience at times has been culturally compromised, the silent but obvious gap through generations has led to a more humanistic and altruistic behavioral evolution.

Where does knowledge begin? The creation and acquisition of knowledge is a difficult and complex topic to grasp. Is it an innate process we are born with or an ability that is learned and acquired through experience? My opinion of knowledge has varied tremendously through out years of exposure from an uneducated regurgitation of subject matter discussed in a room of four white walls and pretentious brats to an understanding of nontraditional, analytic insight gained from a vast exposure to dissimilar cultures and strong models.

Throughout our life stages, many things become clear and broadened with maturity and the tenacity to conquer that unfamiliarity through risk taking. These experiences and other relationships have showed me that, like emotion knowledge can be created and destroyed, depending on the subject matter. The ever-changing opinion as to what is "knowledge" transforms along with the changing opinion of cultures and hierarchies...

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