Experience

  • accumulated knowledge

The heavy rain knocked on the thick glass windows as the night wind howled through the trees. She was sitting there in the corner with her legs tucked up against here breast and covered in her favorite furry blanket. She sat on one corner of a large blue couch, one that her father had given her when she bought her home. A cold draft sent shivers down her spine.

Human experience starts from the direct. It comes from our senses and manifests itself through one of our forms of output. This is why children usually fall into one of the three learning styles – visual, audial, and kinesthetic. These directly relate to different sensory inputs that we have. We usually express ourselves in one of these ways, through motion or speech. This is where the human experience starts. Learn from these senses and our use of language and the thoughts, emotions, and feelings it brings comes directly from our experiences. Visceral language permeates through the minds of most people. As our mind grows, we are given the opportunity to create more complex concepts on top of these common thoughts and feelings. Our ability to empathize comes from the shared experiences of being human. Of enjoying food and of warmth and comfort.

The development of the internet has followed quite a similar path in its development. In the early days it was very shallow, only acting as an exchange of human things. Letters, content, data.

As it grew it’s need to have more fidelity with people grew as well.

The aggregate happiness of society, which is best promoted by the practice of a virtuous policy, is, or ought to be, the end of all government

— George Washington

What is true of every member of the society, individually, is true of them all collectively; since the rights of the whole can be no more than the sum of the rights of the individuals.

— Thomas Jefferson

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.

— John Adams

I must study Politicks and War that my sons may have liberty to study Mathematics and Philosophy. My sons ought to study Mathematics and Philosophy, Geography, natural History, Naval Architecture, navigation, Commerce and Agriculture, in order to give their Children a right to study Painting, Poetry, Musick, Architecture, Statuary, Tapestry, and Porcelaine.

— John Adams, U.S. president

Alignment

What does the individual owe society and what does the