What Is It Like to Be a Human? | Opinion | The Harvard Crimson

What Is It Like to Be a Human? | Opinion | The Harvard Crimson.

[… Generally when we learn something, we learn it within a very narrowly defined context, such as the history of 7th century Ireland or the transcription of DNA. That information, though useful in context, is meaningless in our everyday lives because we live neither in medieval Europe nor in the nucleus of a cell. For knowledge to have relevance to our everyday lives, we have to make it relevant. That requires the conscious drawing of connections among radically different genres of experience, knowledge, and existence…]

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