File spoon-archives/foucault.archive/foucault_2001/foucault.0111, message 74


Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 16:50:33 -0800 (PST)
Subject: Re: But isn't 'cutting' the same as understanding


Very true... the ways in which we use knowledge always
involve the exclusions of other knowledges.
Additionally, we can engage a dominant discourse using
truths as tools. 
--- Lionel Boxer <lboxer-AT-hotmail.com> wrote:
> or perhaps we have forgotten how to understand and
> need to be reminded that 
> understanding is cutting ... or knowing how to cut
> the right way.  It is 
> like planting potatoes - you cut them the right way
> and you get more 
> potatoes in the harvest.
> 
> **********************************
> "Knowledge is not made for understanding; it is made
> for cutting."
> Michel Foucault.
> **********************************
> 
>
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