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knowledge is power and "With great power comes great responsibility"-Uncle Ben
Posted 7/27/14

DesuMaiden wrote:


Lowlights wrote:

No knowledge is inherently bad.


Wrong. Knowledge is power as Francis Bacon once said.


Knowledge isn't inherently bad.
Power isn't inherently bad.

Redundancy isn't either, but it is when you try to use it to prove the opposite point.
Posted 7/27/14

Ink-e wrote:


DesuMaiden wrote:


Lowlights wrote:

No knowledge is inherently bad.


Wrong. Knowledge is power as Francis Bacon once said.


Knowledge isn't inherently bad.
Power isn't inherently bad.

Redundancy isn't either, but it is when you try to use it to prove the opposite point.


Wanna extend this to extended discussion you top professional quote taking noobs.
Posted 7/27/14 , edited 7/27/14

Nyuboom wrote:


Ink-e wrote:


DesuMaiden wrote:


Lowlights wrote:

No knowledge is inherently bad.


Wrong. Knowledge is power as Francis Bacon once said.


Knowledge isn't inherently bad.
Power isn't inherently bad.

Redundancy isn't either, but it is when you try to use it to prove the opposite point.


Wanna extend this to extended discussion you top professional quote taking noobs.


nigga what
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So has OP made the NSA watch list yet?
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So, I've recently acquired a book called the 'Death Dealer's Manual,' which was taken out of print for the information it provides.

It is a literal handbook for assassination. It doesn't tell you how to defend yourself. It tells your how to take a life in an efficient manner. It literally discusses how you must approach this job with detachment, and not allowing blood on your body and clothing, or fear filled eyes to dissuade you. To view your target as a target, and refusing to let humanity hinder you.

It's also a very good read. But it brings me a question....

Is any knowledge bad? Is it inherently bad to learn how to take a life? Or learn anything else than could be used for evil?

I ask because this is my addiction. My collection. I collect information. Knowledge. It's why I watch anime. Why I read. Why I play games. Why I watch movies. I sift through the information all these sources present me, study to find the truth, and remember it. Maybe one day I'll even record all the information and knowledge I've accumulated in a book. This isn't the only knowledge I've taken into my collection that could be bad in certain hands. Lock-picking, fighting techniques, how to create volatile substances such as molotovs and napalm....

Is it a fundamentally bad thing to learn certain things? Is there such a thing as bad knowledge? Or merely accurate knowledge?


Quick Question: Where did you buy this because im checking on Amazon and its like 200$ And im like Lolnope.mpeg
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dragontackle wrote:


Phersu wrote:

So, I've recently acquired a book called the 'Death Dealer's Manual,' which was taken out of print for the information it provides.

It is a literal handbook for assassination. It doesn't tell you how to defend yourself. It tells your how to take a life in an efficient manner. It literally discusses how you must approach this job with detachment, and not allowing blood on your body and clothing, or fear filled eyes to dissuade you. To view your target as a target, and refusing to let humanity hinder you.

It's also a very good read. But it brings me a question....

Is any knowledge bad? Is it inherently bad to learn how to take a life? Or learn anything else than could be used for evil?

I ask because this is my addiction. My collection. I collect information. Knowledge. It's why I watch anime. Why I read. Why I play games. Why I watch movies. I sift through the information all these sources present me, study to find the truth, and remember it. Maybe one day I'll even record all the information and knowledge I've accumulated in a book. This isn't the only knowledge I've taken into my collection that could be bad in certain hands. Lock-picking, fighting techniques, how to create volatile substances such as molotovs and napalm....

Is it a fundamentally bad thing to learn certain things? Is there such a thing as bad knowledge? Or merely accurate knowledge?


Quick Question: Where did you buy this because im checking on Amazon and its like 200$ And im like Lolnope.mpeg


Upgrade your .mpeg to .webm and maybe the price will drop
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GayAsianBoy wrote:

reminds me of an anime or a movie I watched...


"The first time [you kill a person] is always the hardest, it gets easier with the following kills... until you start feeling nothing". I can't remember, for the life of me, where this quote comes from... but it stuck with me


Is it Kiritsugu from Fate Zero?
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Posted 7/27/14

thaknowhow wrote:

Knowledge is power. Esp knowledge like that.


Damnit! I wanted to add that!
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Posted 7/27/14

qualeshia3 wrote:


thaknowhow wrote:

Knowledge is power. Esp knowledge like that.


Damnit! I wanted to add that!


My guns > your guns ^_^.. lol
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Posted 7/27/14 , edited 7/27/14
Whether knowledge can be deemed beneficial or detracting is dependent on politics, but for any collection of knowledge to be called unnecessary and subject to censorship (such as the mentioned publication of this thread) is a travesty. I myself have accumulated an extensive collection of pertinent literature (with accompanying consequence), and now this title has piqued my curiosity. Although I would not find any real world application for the information within this book, I am more concerned with the veracity of the collated information. Clearly some information will be outdated.

I am inclined to agree with previous post that knowledge is not inherently harmful, certainly advantageous, but the discretionary use of that knowledge is what ultimately determines moral standing and perception of the person who uses it.
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As long as you don't use the knowledge as Light Yagami, I believe knowledge is power. It's like K.O.S.(determination) by Blackstar(one of my favorite hip hop duos)

"At exactly which point do you start to realize
That life without knowledge is, death in disguise?"

Educate the mental.
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Posted 7/27/14

Overyodel wrote:

So has OP made the NSA watch list yet?


What is NSA watch list?
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Posted 7/27/14
No knowledge is bad. It only depends on how you use it to your advantage. Of course if you use it to murder people than yes, is bad!

Also knowledge is power only for those who know how to use it.
Posted 7/27/14

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GayAsianBoy wrote:

reminds me of an anime or a movie I watched...


"The first time [you kill a person] is always the hardest, it gets easier with the following kills... until you start feeling nothing". I can't remember, for the life of me, where this quote comes from... but it stuck with me


Is it Kiritsugu from Fate Zero?


YES good job on picking that up. I could never remember where it's from!
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