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"With reference to phenomena of a ponerogenic nature , mere proper knowledge alone can begin the healing of individual humans by helping their minds regain harmony." - Andrew M. Lobaczewski

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Chinese charater for knowledge



Leave no stone unturned!

"The foundation of the manipulation of mankind
has always been the control of knowledge." -David Icke


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"With reference to phenomena of a ponerogenic nature , mere proper knowledge alone can begin the healing of individual humans by helping their minds regain harmony." - Andrew M. Lobaczewski


"Epiphaneous knowing presupposes organs for insight, inward instruments,
new knowing requires new instruments." - Arthur Zajonc

"With fixed and steady gaze, born of the unerring eye of God, scan for a while the horizon of divine knowledge, and contemplate those words of perfection which the Eternal hath revealed, that happly the mysteries of divine wisdom, hidden ere now beneath the veil of glory and treasured within the tabernacle of His grace, may be made manifest unto you." - Bahá'u'lláh

"However much you study, you cannot know without action.
A donkey laden with books is neither an intellectual nor a wise man.
Empty of essence, what learning has he whether upon him is firewood or book?"
- Saadi of Shiraz




Knowledge is defined as:

learning; erudition.

the state or fact of knowing.

specific information about something.

the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned.

that which is or may be known; the object of an act of knowing; a cognition.

familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study.

that familiarity which is gained by actual experience; practical skill; as, a knowledge of life.

that which is gained and preserved by knowing; instruction; acquaintance; enlightenment; learning; scholarship; erudition.

the act or state of knowing; clear perception of fact, truth, or duty; certain apprehension; familiar cognizance; cognition.

Knowledge differs from data or information in that new knowledge may be created from existing knowledge using logical inference. If information is data plus meaning then knowledge is information plus processing.



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The Three Forms of Knowledge

Ibn EI-Arabi of Spain instructed his followers in this most ancient dictum: There are three forms of knowledge.

The first is intellectual knowledge, which is in fact only information and the collection of facts, and the use of these to arrive at further intellectual concepts. This is intellectualism.

Second comes the knowledge of states, which includes both emotional feeling and strange states of being in which man thinks that he has perceived something supreme but cannot avail himself of it. This is emotionalism.

Third comes real knowledge, which is called the Knowledge of Reality. In this form, man can perceive what is right, what is true, beyond the boundaries of thought and sense.

Scholastics and scientists concentrate upon the first form of knowledge.

Emotionalists and experientalists use the second form.

Others use the two combined, or either one alternatively.

The people who attain to truth are those who know how to connect themselves with the reality which lies beyond both these forms of knowledge. These are the real Sufis, the Dervishes who have Attained.


"The tendency of the intellect is to fabricate. Philosophers distinguish between the matter of our knowledge and its form. The matter is what is given by the perceptive faculties taken in the elementary state. The form is the totality of the relations set up between these materials in order to constitute a systematic knowledge." - Henri Bergson


Throughout history humans have formed secret societies that claimed to hold obscure, esoteric or secret knowledge. The Knights Templar, Freemasons, Rosicrucians, Gnostic Christians, etc. Each of these, in reality, held truths to reality that gave them an advantage over other humans. For example, Freemasons that began as a guild of masons working in the Middle Ages to build cathedrals. Architects still marvel at the skill of the builders, only stones a man could lift and mortar (steel = nonexistent). Aside: Building with this size of stone block was first introduced by Akhenaten, who preceded Moses in monotheistic worship of one God. Akhenaten married Nefertiti and sired Tutankhamen.


The only obscure, esoteric or secret knowledge that has ever existed is that which is now called proprietary knowledge!!!

Corporations search for strategic advantages. In the past corporations have focused on two forms of strategic advantage: structural and capability-based. Many barriers to access to knowledge in the past were erected. A shift is underway in which it is easier to access knowledge due to the internet. This shift undermines traditional approaches to the structural advantage of knowledge barriers by systematically reducing barriers to entry and movement.

"Static capabilities are increasingly vulnerable - they represent knowledge stocks that depreciate at an accelerating rate. Unless they are rapidly refreshed by knowledge flows, these capabilities rapidly lose their power to differentiate." - John Hagel III and John Seely Brown

Privileged access to a growing and diverse set of knowledge flows allows corporations to plan in advance. Corporations that control knowledge flows will be more successful in developing concentration points for relevant knowledge.

"In a world where new knowledge arises continually in unexpected places, this positional advantage will be very powerful. It will provide early visibility into new emerging innovation opportunities. Anyone who orchestrates large and diverse ecosystems of participants can establish this kind of positional advantage. Corporations can become overwhelmed with knowledge flows if they have not developed the capability to filter, engage and apply the knowledge that can be accessed through this privileged position." - John Hagel III and John Seely Brown

Corporations, just like individuals, can easily become too reactive and spread themselves too thin as they vainly seek to sense and respond to all the stimuli headed their way. Unless they have a clear sense of direction that can help them to filter and prioritize the knowledge flows that matter the most, they will be easily distracted. Tacit knowledge, the most valuable, can only be accessed through trust-based relationships.

"Filtering knowledge flows and engaging with knowledge flow participants matters little if we lack the ability to apply the knowledge acquired. Once a critical mass of knowledge flows is achieved, flows begin to concentrate at an increasing rate and the value generated from these flows grows exponentially." - John Hagel III and John Seely Brown


"The free use of scientific discoveries is increasingly limited by legal ownership over their applications. In the realm of biomedical science, the traditional free exchange of information, strains of organisms, and so forth is crumbling because genetically engineered micro-organisms can now be patented; that is, made into property.

In the past, scientific progress was based on cooperation more than competition: People shared new results in journals and through informal exchange, protected by their university salaries from the compulsion to profit financially from their work.

Now that careers depend in part on corporate research funding and now that researchers and universities have a pecuniary interest in patenting results, a new era of secrecy has dawned. It originates from the profit potential inherent in the patentability of new pharmaceuticals and genetically modified organisms.

Contrary to the Founders' intentions, intellectual property in this case stymies scientific development, because science progresses by building on the results of previous science.

When the incentive is to conceal instead of to share, this is no longer possible. What else could we expect from the conversion of scientific knowledge into property, which is nothing else than the enclosure of part of the commons into a private holding?" - Charles Eisenstein


Intellectual property rights were initiated to compensate the creator of an original work - not to withhold scientific knowledge that could help alleviate human misery for one hundred years while filling the coffers of the international corporation with ill-gotten gains.
This is one of the reasons that America is no longer competitive in the global marketplace. If you keep the information from those who could use it to create new business models and methodologies you reduce the ability of the cutting edge American entrepreneur to compete against global corporate elite conglomerates.

Allowing corporations to withhold knowledge that could benefit the human race is immoral and constitutes a crime against humanity. The advantage gained for the benefit of the few elite owners of critical knowledge is paid for with massive avoidable human suffering and avoidable loss of human life.



Proprietary knowledge can have extremely adverse effects for the human race.

On the one hand a corporation may not benefit from it's ‘discoveries' if all knowledge is available to all.

On the other hand information that is retained by the corporation as proprietary knowledge that could and should be in the public domain is likely to cause adverse effects.

Prime examples of this are found in throughout corporate industries.

The information on the adverse effects of smoking tobacco laced with more than 900chemicals that facilitate nicotine delivery is proprietary information.

Proprietary information includes the true status of DynCorp activities in Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Proprietary information includes the chemical industry information that asbestos, fluoride, polychlorinated biphenyls, perfluorooctanoic acid, bisphenol A, phthalates, pyrethroids, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, perchlorate, trichloroethylene, mercury are harmful to the environment and to human health.

Pharmaceutical corporations hold proprietary information on the effects of drugs in clinical trials.

If a corporation has knowledge that it's products are harmful should it be required to disclose that knowledge or, as this knowledge is proprietary information, should a corporation be able to withhold it's knowledge knowing full well the extent of the damage being caused in the corporations quest for profit?

Or suppose a corporation made a startling discovery that would ease human burden but did not have the resources to put this knowledge to use. Should this knowledge be locked away or should it be disseminated?





Chinese charater for knowledge is power

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At the end of 2006 the federal government under the George W. Bush administration decided that public information in many federal libraries should no longer be generally available. Thousands of people are losing access to research materials as George W. Bush administration closes and downsizes libraries that house collections vital to scientific investigation and the enforcement of environmental laws.

Several federal libraries are closed or closing. Others have reduced staffing, hours of operation, public access or subscriptions.

The work of John C. Mather, leading to the astrophysicist's sharing of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics for shedding new light on the Big Bang theory of creation, was done at the NASA library in Greenbelt, Maryland one of the libraries slated for closure.

"It is completely absurd. The library is a national treasure. It is probably the single strongest library for space science and engineering." - John C. Mather, 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics

In Washington, books are boxed at an Environmental Protection Agency library that helped toxicologists assess health effects of pesticides and chemicals. The General Services Administration headquarters library where patrons conducted research on real estate, telecommunications and government finance was shuttered this year, as was the Department of Energy headquarters library that collected literature for government scientists and citizens - effects of radiation exposure to worker's families.

The downsizing, especially at the Environmental Protection Agency, demonstrates the George W. Bush administration's indifference to transparent government and to scientific solutions to many pressing problems. In addition to shutting its headquarters library and a chemical library in the nation's capital, the Environmental Protection Agency has closed regional libraries in Chicago, Kansas City and Dallas.

The Environmental Protection Agency libraries handle more than 134,000 research requests each year from the Agency's scientific and enforcement staff, house and catalog an estimated 50,000 documents on environmental issues that are available nowhere else, serve as the institutional repositories for internal documentation and commercially published literature about a broad array of environmental topics including the Clean Air Act, mercury and pesticides, and global climate change and operate public reading rooms that provide access to Environmental Protection Agency publications and databases.

The Environmental Protection Agency's compliance office expressed concern that cuts could weaken efforts to enforce environmental laws.

"Crucial information generated with taxpayer dollars is now not available to the public and the scientists who need it. This is the beginning of the elimination of all these government libraries. We have an administration that does not have a commitment to access to information." - Emily Sheketoff, head of the American Library Association's Washington office.

"The Medical Library Association (MLA) and the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) wish to express our concern regarding the $2.5 million cut to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Library Network that was included in the FY07 President's budget request. This $2.5 million cut would reduce the Environmental Protection Agency Library Network's budget by 80%. The Environmental Protection Agency has already begun to shut down its libraries and to reassign staff. We understand that Environmental Protection Agency library services are now greatly reduced or no longer available to the general public in agency regional offices serving 19 states." - Jean Shipman, AHIP, President Medical Library Association & Logan Ludwig, President Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries

"We understand that the Environmental Protection Agency is in the process of closing libraries and dispersing and destroying materials. Over the past 36 years, Environmental Protection Agency's libraries have accumulated a vast and invaluable trove of public health and environmental information, including at least 504,000 books and reports, 3,500 journal titles, 25,000 maps, and 3.6 million information objects on microfilm. EPA officials are dismantling what is likely one of our country's most comprehensive and accessible collections of environmental materials. These actions are being undertaken in accordance with the budget request the President submitted for fiscal year 2007. Congress, however, has approved neither the President's 2007 budget request nor the library closure." - Bart Gordon, Ranking Member Committee on Science; John D. Dingell, Ranking Member Committee on Energy and Commerce; Henry Waxman, Ranking Member Committee on Government Reform; James L. Oberstar, Ranking Member Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


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Environmentalists sight environmental impact studies to point out that George W. Bush administration's land-use plans for our national parks and forests could have long-term negative effects on the environment.
Solution: The George W. Bush administration stopped conducting environmental impact studies and is shuttering the EPA libraries.

In 2004, data released by the Department of Education showed that public charter schools, promoted by the George W. Bush administration as a solution to public school woes, were lagging regular public schools in performance.
Solution: The George W. Bush administration stopped collecting data on charter school performance.

In 2005, a congressionally mandated annual State Department report on international terrorism showed that terrorism worldwide was on the rise.
Solution: The George W. Bush administration stopped inclusion of statistics on international terrorism.


The Congressional Research Service in the past released information that it had gleaned at taxpayer's expense. The idea was the spreading of knowledge gathered at the public's expense.

On March 20, 2007 a memorandum from Daniel B. Mulhollan, the director of the Congressional Research Service, directed all agency staffers to not allow any information to be disseminated to the public.


know

To be acquainted with.

To be cognizant or aware.

To have fixed in the mind.

To regard as true beyond doubt.

To be assured; to feel confident.

To perceive as familiar; recognize.

To discern the character or nature of.

To be able to distinguish; recognize as distinct.

To possess knowledge, understanding, or information.

To perceive directly; grasp in the mind with clarity or certainty.

To have first hand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations.

To have a practical understanding of, as through experience; be skilled in.

To recognize; to distinguish; to discern the character of; as, to know an individual's face or figure.
To have knowledge; to have a clear and certain perception; to possess wisdom, instruction, or information.

To be acquainted with; to be no stranger to; to be more or less familiar with the individual, character, etc., of; to possess experience of; as, to know an author; to know the rules of an organization.



"If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin


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