Knowledge Is Power

Different social pathologies historically from different cultures around the world.

Chinese – Confucius

Southern European – Jesus

Arab – Muhammad

East Indian – Buddha

Egyptian – Osiris

Northern European – Norman Invasion

Knowledge is power.

Inspired by Foucault and his ‘discursive regularities’ found in The Archaeology of Knowledge, I have connected different social pathologies historically from different cultures around the world.

Osiris -> Confucius -> Jesus -> Buddha -> Muhammad -> Norman Invasion

As we can see, through a variety of cultures globally, the West is a development of different social pathologies.  To summarize the development:

Loyalty (Osiris); filial piety (Confucius); slavery (Jesus); enlightenment (Buddha); creativity (Muhammad); domination (Norman Invasion).

There is a progression from loyalty to domination, which progression has cost the blood of generations.  There is also one similarity between these social pathologies – which similarity is that knowledge is power.  Knowledge is a calling.  Listen carefully.

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