noun \ ˈnä-lij \

Definition of knowledge

the sum of what is known, the collection of memes and factual data, and their relationships. There are two types of knowledge—individual and collective:

  • Individual knowledge is a collection of memes acquired and organized by one particular person.
  • Collective knowledge is the total sum of memes and data that have been accumulated by both living members of society and its previous generations.
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