“Some areas of knowledge seek to describe the world, whereas others seek to transform it”
When we do activities in our common day to day life, we tend to come across many areas of knowledge. There are a few that seek to describe the world, explain how the world had been created and how the people and their culture have evolved and there are a few that seek to transform the world and make it better place for living. When you take electricity in physics for example, it has transformed the world and made the world electricity dependent when compared to the people in the past.
When we observe our present scenario, we can see that technology has been the dominant area of knowledge which has lead to the rapid transformation of the world.
In the 1900’s people travelled a lot and waited for long hours to buy products and book tickets. They used to move from library to library to gather information for a topic but at present, due to the invention of the internet, everybody sits at home and does everything. It is less time consuming, more systematic and is found to be a very effective way of dealing with things. Right now everything can be done on the internet which has given a major leap towards the
transformation of the world and has hence become dominant over the other areas of knowledge.
Even though technology has lead to a rapid transformation in development, it is the culture and the art that has helped them to reach such a position. Art is something which touches the emotions compared to technology. When we take a painting, different people interpret it in different ways and this leads to the transformation in moral science. Every technology ...
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