Knowing Something

In 1966, Professor Richard Feynman said:

“I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something. You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird… So let’s look at the bird and see what it’s doing — that’s what counts.”

I like what this quote means for classification of things.

Via echoπ.

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