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Unformatted text preview: idea that the individual has to take in information through persistent questioning rather than simply absorbing the information as it is given. When one sees that learning is not merely a stable concept, they will further understand the underlying details in actuality based on their own experiences and backgrounds. Seeing reality as stable justifies that everything put forth is true, and therefore cannot be questioned. To see reality as stable as opposed to seeing it as a process suppresses the individual’s right to contribute extra knowledge. Seeing reality as stable also restricts an individual’s natural human instinct to be critical of everything they put into their minds, as a result dehumanizing them. When we see reality as a process, you don’t understand reality as it is presented, but through rigorous inquiry it is more possible to take hold of a greater understanding rather than soaking up what’s given without any personal input....
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course ENG 1A taught by Professor Swanson during the Spring '08 term at Chaminade University.
- Spring '08