The Purpose for Gaining Knowledge: Applying it Through Intelligent Action

September 1, 2021 pwm1

The great end of life is not knowledge, but action.

—Francis Bacon (Image licensed by Penn Wealth) 
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) on engraving from the 1800s. English philosopher, statesman, lawyer, jurist, author and scientist. Engraved by J.Pofselwhite from a picture by J.Houbraken in 1738 and published in London by Charles Knight & Co, Ludgate Street.

…but action without the proper supporting knowledge is a recipe for disaster. 

—Mike Hazell

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