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Karlology

What I’ve learnt so far

K
ARL
P
ILKIN
G
T
O
N
Dor
l
in
g
Kin
d
ers
l
e
y
Copyright

LONDON
,
NEW YORK
,
MELBOURNE
,
MUNICH
,
AND DELH
I

F
irst
p
u
bl
is
h
e
d
in Great Britain in 2008
b
y
Dor
l
in
g
Kin
d
ers
l
e
y
Limite
d
,
80 Stran
d,
Lon
d
on WC2R 0R
L

Copyright © 2008 Karl Pilkingto
n

T
h
e mora
l
ri
gh
t o
f
t
h
e aut
h
or
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as
b
een asserte
d

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s
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stem, or transmitte
d
in an
y
f
orm or
by
an
y
means, e
l
ectronic
,
mec
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anica
l
,
ph
otoco
py
in
g
, recor
d
in
g
, or ot
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erwise, wit
h
out t
h
e
p
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n
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ermission o
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t
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e co
py
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.

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is
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f
rom t
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rar
y

ISBN 978-1-40533-335-
1

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Foreword

They say the more you know, the more you know you
d
on’t
k
now. I
d
on’t
k
now w
h
o
fi
rst sai
d
t
h
is (w
h
ic
h
proves t
h
e sa
y
in
g
is ri
gh
t), an
d
I
d
on’t
k
now w
h
o came u
p
wit
h
this one either: “All we know is still infinitel
y
less than all
t
h
at
st
ill r
e
m
a
in
s
u
nkn
o
wn”
.
I
t

s
co
mm
e
n
ts
lik
e
t
h
ese
t
h
at
p
ut me off trying to learn
.

I
d
on’t
k
now i
f
I’m cut out to
b
e rea
lly
inte
ll
i
g
ent. We’re a
ll
b
orn wit
h
a
b
rain,
b
ut are we a
ll
b
orn wit
h
t
h
e same quality of brain?

Then again, it’s easy to blame the brain but sometimes it’s my eyes t
h
at are
l
azy. W
h
en I try to rea
d
f
acts or in
f
ormation, m
y
e
y
es
d
ri
f
t awa
y
onto somet
h
in
g
e
l
se, so t
h
e c
h
ance o
f
h
avin
g
m
y
e
y
es wor
k
in
g
an
d
m
y
b
rain intereste
d
at the same time is small. Then there’s my ears: they might hear something that tells the brain to stop reading and tells t
h
e e
y
es to
g
o an
d
h
ave a
l
oo
k
at w
h
at t
h
e ears
h
ear
d
. I
d
on’t
k
now w
h
ic
h
one o
f
t
h
ese senses ma
k
es t
h
e main
d
ecisions in my life.

Maybe this is why I don’t know much.

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