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Why do we attain knowledge?

A). To argue

B). To correct actions

C). To recognize Creator

D). To gain higher status in society

E). To ascertain right and wrong.

You can choose more than one option and answer in the comment box, but a brief explanation if possible for you.

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Yes, by correcting actions you may live better life or without knowing right or wrong you may not live better life.

Thank for the reply, my dearest sis :)

Onee-chan said:

To know how to live better. 

If we don't know anything (including not learning experiences), people will easily deceive us,  we will easily get sick,  we can only work a few kinds of works, people around will underestimate us.... etc. 

Thanks for your nice topic,  my bro. 


Well, my sis like friend knowledge is a road to success, but practice is a car on the road, knowledge without practice is meaningless, similarly practice without knowledge is dangerous like driving a car without knowing trafic rules and the destination, right ?

You are like a leader who know how to infuse spirit and enthusiasm in an ordinary person like me.

Thank for the reply.

sewar said:

         My friend, knowledge is the secret soled key to open, every day, new doors in our life, to make our dreams true ,our life more comfortable, our experiences more meaningful and our future brighter. What do we want more?!!!

         Well done my friend, keep going. God bless you. Sorry, I have forgotten to mention that; in addition to what knowledge gives us, it also gave us a friend like you!!!!! We don't want more of that!!!!


Yes, people attain knowledge from their own perspective to ascertain right and wrong, but
the knowledge of right and wrong, after having putting it into practice, is proven by its outcome.

Thank for the reply.

Diah said:

In my opinion, the main reason why we attain knowledge is to ascertain right and wrong. after we know whether it's right or wrong we can do some actions to perceive some issues around. But the knowledge itself sometimes not pure, means it's mixed of people's perspective. So, even though people get the same knowledge, they don't have the same perspective which cause they give the different actions to perceive the right or wrong issues. That's it.

@ ModaWay,

Yes, there is no this option in my discussion. In fact, in Islam, It's compulsory for both men and women to acquire knowledge or you will hear this line at the day of accountability, "ignorance of law/sharia is no excuses".

I became jus learner for many reasons. It's secret ha ha ha.

Thank for the reply

ModaWay said:

No one option from your answers....I attain knowledge because our Lord (Allah) order it from us. The first word in the first verse in Qur'aan was "read" with the name of Allah. Thanks Arif you change your name to just learner....hehehe nice name.


Exactly, this is one of the best choice. As exemplified earlier in reply to Sewar, without knowing traffic rules and destination, driving a car is so risky. In order to cope with the challenges of life, you must be well aware about consequences of your actions before taking any decision. So what knowledge prevents you from falling into pitfalls or gives you guarantee of protection is different thing.

Thank for the reply.

saba said:

Hello Arif

To correct action is the best choice because when you correct your actions then your heart is clean and guide you toward the right pass, when you go on the right pass, you reach God.


I can't agree more on this point that knowledge reduces one's ego or complex. Actually, the best intention of acquiring knowledge is to lead peaceful life. It means you may have many options to take better decision of life. If you feel complex inferiority due to lack of knowledge, you may probably feel complex superiority while being among those who have less knowledge. Both cases are not good for you. Yes, we should exchange knowledge with others.

Thank for the reply.

lakshmi said:

 hi i think knowledge makes some one from a   illiterate to literature. it will reduce one ego, complex   but one thing  you must remember if we got some knowledge from somewhere we have the right to to exchange that knowledge to some one. A knowledge person can do  several  social welfare activities

We attain knowledge:
C)to reconize creator because as we learn more as we Come closer to God,in this context Allah(God)said in Qoran:"..Those truly fear Allah among His servants are those who have knowledge..."from verse 28 Al-Fatir.
E)as long we fear lord and comply with his orders as we separate between right and wrong,relationship between C)and E)
Thank mister green for your brilliant comment. The more you gain knowledge about The Creator, the better you recognize Him. The better you recognize Him, the more you fear Him. The more you fear Him, the better you act and behave with human. This is mechanism.

mister green solide 1 said:
We attain knowledge:
C)to reconize creator because as we learn more as we Come closer to God,in this context Allah(God)said in Qoran:"..Those truly fear Allah among His servants are those who have knowledge..."from verse 28 Al-Fatir.
E)as long we fear lord and comply with his orders as we separate between right and wrong,relationship between C)and E)

I think we need knowledge to know what is important in our life. 

do we need to argue, to correct actions, to recognize creator, to gain higher status in society or to ascertain right and wrong? if yes, why? 

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