From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 17:08:52 MDT

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> There is an old saying...
> "Those who tell don't know, and those who know don't tell".
> That is because the wisdom of some things is meaningless
> if you don't discover it for yourself.

Aw, c'mon, can't you just say "That is because, for some types of
knowledge, the process of discovery results in richer cognitive
structures than hearing an explanation?" 'Cause otherwise it sounds a
bit, you know, mystical.

--      Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

                 Member, Extropy Institute
           Senior Associate, Foresight Institute

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