Opinion

Knowledge is Empowering

One of the greatest desires amongst the human species is knowledge. We are naturally inquisitive and curious; however, this desire is deeper than simply wanting to know about something. Knowledge is a thirst that can never be quenched and this places us in an eternal pursuit of answers. The adage, “Knowledge is power,” is commonly used to define this desire, and in many senses it proves to be correct. It explains that people want to learn so that they can have power over others, but power is only a potential result of obtaining knowledge. What happens in between obtaining knowledge […]