Essay heading: Knowledge and Certainty

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Knowledge which is gained from experience, although doomed to uncertainty by Hume's Problem of Induction, is highly beneficial to the individual's survival, as it helps that person to interact with their environment; avoid dangers, obtain food, and make a living. The recognition of tendencies in the physical world, such as gravity, or the Pythagorean Theorem, are inductive forms of knowledge as they stem from experience and observation and could be considered uncertain and not to be knowledge, although they are generally considered to be truths by most of society and the scientific community...
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The recognition of tendencies in the physical world, such as gravity, or the Pythagorean Theorem, are inductive forms of knowledge as they stem from experience and observation and could be considered uncertain and not to be knowledge, although they are generally considered to be truths by most of society and the scientific community...
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