Chapter 6

Recent Changes to the Structure of Knowledge

Chapter Summary

In this chapter, we propose that knowledge results, or has resulted from human actions and machine functions. Human functions are essential for existence and survival. Machine functions are necessary to retain processes, enhance and modify the knowledge that is accrued by human actions. However, there are two main aspects: Actions are performed in conjunction with objects and actions are tailored intelligently and appropriately to suit the characteristics of such objects. Sensible, coherent, and cogent elements of knowledge are generated when the three elements (actions, objects, and appropriate bonding between the two) are bonded, fused, and/or forced. Such elements of knowledge ...

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