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True knowledge of arts is experiential

True knowledge of arts is experiential True knowledge of arts is experiential
Zen in the Martial Arts
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[...] true knowledge [...] is experiential. How do we explain the taste of sugar? Verbal descriptions do not give us the sensation. To know the taste, one must experience it. The philosophy of the arts is not meant to be mused over and intellectualized; it is meant to be experienced. Thus, inevitably, words will convey only part of the meaning.

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