Process of Learning

The acquisition of knowledge gained in experience
Intelligence is defined as the capacity for learning. The concept of learning is open to interpretation, and as with any concept, one chooses how to interpret it’s connotation. It is therefore important to truly understand the definitive points of said concept, prior to presumptive interpretation.

“Language is power. Do not be deceived by the synonymic lies of our culture.”

Learning, as a noun, has three points of definition which are listed below. The first two points are of lesser importance. Take specific note of the third point, as a psychological trait.

learn•ing [lur-ning] noun
1. knowledge acquired by systematic study in any field of scholarly application.
2. the act or process of acquiring knowledge or skill.
3. Pyschol. the modification of behavior through practice, training, or experience.

Read the third point again! Learning modifies behavior through action. Not reading, not conversation, not brainstorming, not watching, not pontificating ... But through action. Insight and experience gained through action can be an agonizing process at times! Failure is a wonderful, yet often painful teacher. The immediate lessons learned through experience build exponentially over time, developing a knowledge base greater than the sum of its parts. A knowledge that adds value in unexpected ways and unforeseen times – Many call this an “epiphany.”

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