Paul Hartal

The Paradox Of Knowledge - Poem by Paul Hartal

Knowledge constantly expands
but remains finite forever.

Ignorance constantly shrinks
but remains infinite forever.

Topic(s) of this poem: ignorance, knowledge, paradox

Form: Epigram

Comments about The Paradox Of Knowledge by Paul Hartal

  • (12/25/2017 10:45:00 PM)

    Would you then say that Knowledge comes from Ignorance? (Report) Reply

    (12/26/2017 9:51:00 PM)

    We can view Knowledge and Ignorance either as independent categories, or as inter-related entities.Socrates claimed that learning new things from the unknown is quite impossible. He believed that all we know is innate, a priori knowledge, transferred from past lives.

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (12/23/2017 10:28:00 PM)

    A short cleverly write. Nicely presented.10 (Report) Reply

    (12/24/2017 5:26:00 PM)

    Thank You for your comment.

  • (12/23/2017 10:14:00 PM)

    Contrast between knowledge and ignorance nicely expressed. Thanks. (Report) Reply

    (12/24/2017 5:28:00 PM)

    I appreciate your comment.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 23, 2017

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