Who can teach? Pondering on teaching as a process

As per common logic, if one knows and cares about sharing knowledge, one can teach. But this is not a simple statement. What does knowing mean? Who knows and who doesn’t? There are four kinds of knowing — cognitive knowing, experiential knowing , witnessed knowledge and negotiated knowledge. Cognitive knowing exists in thought; Experiential knowing […]

We are so smart, we don’t have answers to our own questions

Smart cities are talked about as if they are a real eventuality in the future. Our cities can evolve in a direction which is smart or intelligent only if we first know ourselves up to a certain degree. Knowing ourselves is not easy. But it is doable. Why is self-knowledge a pre-condition to the realization […]