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Fresh and new, naked and now

Knowledge is the head. An accumulation of past.

Knowing is the heart. An experience of now.

Knowing has no antecedents and no thought process.

Socrates: “All I know is that I know nothing.”

Origins

According to the Sufis (Islam in its mystical aspect), we are at Wisdom’s summit when we know where we come from. If I say I am the issue of some brief friction between a man and a woman, and if I engross myself in the story of that, I stand at the rail of a tavern at the base of the mountain.