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Think about it; if you're absolutely sure of something, doesn't that convey complete knowledge?
Not neccesrarily. You could be absolutely sure that you know the answer to something...say whatLoren Booda said:
I think I am not sure, that maybe anyone can be sure of something but nobody sure of everything.Loren Booda said:
That would depend to what degree you want to take the statement "complete knowledge". I can be certain something is a rock, I have complete knowledge that it is in fact a rock, but that doesn't mean I have complete knowledge of the rock's composition or formation.Loren Booda said:
According to the dictionary: A naturally formed aggregate of mineral matter constituting a significant part of the earth's crust; Relatively hard, naturally formed mineral or petrified matter; stone; consolidated or unconsolidated solid mineral matter.Imparcticle said:What makes a rock a rock, by the way Evo?
It seems, they are both necessary to have human exprience. Changes in the mind makes changes in the body and visa versa. Maybe life is a roadmap to find the right path.Architeuthis Dux said:Here is something I am sure I don't know: the relationship between brain chemistry and emotion.
According to the neurologists, depressed, angry, and unhappy moods are associated with certain chemicals in the brain. Happiness and contentment are associated with others.
But are emotions the effect of brain chemistry, or are they the cause?
In other words, if I am unhappy with my life, should I seek a more rewarding life, or should I just take pills to make me happy with the life I have?
You are right, You are completely sure that to the extent of your knowledge and abilities that the rock you hold in your hand is infact a rock, Complete Knowledge is something different though, it is the fact that whatever the circumstance, whatever happened what you know is true right now can be proved with better and better equipment as time trudges on and technology improves, so at the moment that rock is a rock to your best knowledge and abilities but in 100 years time it might be 97% solid magma, 2% dirt and 1%Iron.Evo said:That would depend to what degree you want to take the statement "complete knowledge". I can be certain something is a rock, I have complete knowledge that it is in fact a rock, but that doesn't mean I have complete knowledge of the rock's composition or formation.