Daily Archives: December 15, 2015

I Do Not Know

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After having worked for several years in any specific field, it becomes generally understood, accepted, and acknowledged that the scholars must be experts in the field. People from other fields, or the same field but having different expertise, as also general public, would look up to them to be educated and get any doubts cleared. Whatever they tell, others accept as truth, without feeling any need to cross-examine the facts. What is the need? — afterall they are experts, aren’t they? In fact, that is one of the rationales behind the enormous investment made by any government into higher education. Continue reading