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Postcard from the Edge
The knowledge we have comes in so many varieties. There is the formal, approved sort, defined by lectures, exams and certificates. Then there is the innate sort, a product of DNA and Culture, and the implicit that we understand even if we don’t know quite why we understand.
And then, I think there is felt knowledge. Almost but not quite out of reach, that we cannot explain, or reduce to words or pictures. Our own particular “ghost in the machine” enables us to understand something, maybe very small, beyond the reach of data, that nobody else does and which, when applied, makes all the difference.
Exercising felt knowledge requires commitment and courage because nobody else understands it. It may not work and is, therefore, a risk in a world that likes to measure and judge.
But if we don’t use it, we stay where we are, or right now, worse, continue where we’re heading.
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18:00 4th October
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