Looking at natural science and mathematics with the filter of reason, sense perception, imagination, memory and language, this premise will be examined; and the question of the extent to which the value of knowledge can be determined will also be addressed.
Like it or not, the study of natural sciences and mathematics are essential for each of our lives.
Thomas Alva Edison is usually credited as the inventor of the light bulb.
However, Edison isn’t the only person who contributed to the development of this revolutionary invention.
Scientists predicted that hundreds of millions of people would have die without the discovery of penicillin.
The worst case scenario would be that the earth’s population today could even be halved because without the application of the knowledge about penicillin we would have no antibiotics.
Almost 40 years before Edison’s light bulb, two other inventors have patented their own version.
Unfortunately, the previous inventions was not efficient and affordable for commercial use and so it wasn’t successful and didn’t really impact the world in any way.
Therefore, sense perception, reason, and imagination working in conjunction create knowledge.
Language and memory play a big role in making that knowledge valuable since these allow people to apply the knowledge and spark innovations in the world.