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The idea-knowledge relationship-a vector approach

T hey say ‘ideas rule the world’. In a way, ideas are forces that dominate all facets of world accomplishments. As a matter of fact, the physical world, being a dynamic three-dimensional face, is what it is because of the actions of ideas. In the first place, what are ideas?

In a creative sense, ideas are Informative (In-depth) Derivations Envisaged (by) Aspirations (via) Statements or

I-Informative (In-depth)

D-Derivations

E-Envisaged (by)

A-Aspirations (via)

S-Statements

Ideas are information-based interests which are really in-depth in origin and intended to be tried or put to practice theoretically or practically in order to effect a change.

We will approach the idea-knowledge relationship from an analogous scientific angle-the vector approach. Here, we represent ideas as forces. It is a known fact that the earth is (physically) three dimensional. Therefore, we will theoretically resolve these ‘forces’ in three dimensional axes, analogous to the resolution of vector forces in three dimensions (in a typical vector analysis).Note that the reason ideas represent forces is that forces are directional (vectors; having magnitude and direction) and ideas are akin forces which exert themselves on concerned ‘objects’ towards a direction of change.

When ideas are resolved into the three-dimensional earth plane, then they produce a resultant known as knowledge. In other words, when they are resolved in a 3-D pattern they become

K-Keenly

N-Noted (and)

O-Organized

W-Worth,

L-Locating

E-Empowerment

D-Development (and)

G-General

E-Ethics.

It can be asserted that the resolution of ideas locates Empowerment, Development and General Ethics which are form the only core parts of knowledge in consonance with the discerned three-dimensional plane of the earth. In summary, the resolution of ideas results in identification of knowledge-power-an outcome of action of forces of ideas through a distance of action in relation to time.

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  • Jul 30 2011: I personally think ideas all coem from empirical knowledge handed down and learned from others, people learn languages by recognizing the empirical and sound relationship which forms language at an early age, which seems only humans are unique at.

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