Tuesday, January 25, 2022

John Stilgoe, Thorson, Ives and Sherlock Holmes

Something I was thinking about this morning:

“The Art of Looking - It can be taught, but it’s hard for people to accept the fact that there’s a visual way of knowing,” Stilgoe says...


1 comment :

pwax said...

Most knowledge is of the: "It happened yesterday, so it will happen today" variety. You know, like the knowledge that the sun will rise again. This is not scientific truth per se.

What we learn from experience is considered fact. But not for people lacking experience. Ives grew up in the back of Plato's cave
- none the wiser.