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  1. The expression “objective knowledge” is an oxymoron (i.e., something that cannot be, such as “a living corpse”). Knowledge lives in people's heads (i.e., the heads of “subjects”), and what is recorded in smart books – also migrated to them once from someone else's heads. So, “objective knowledge” does not exist in nature.

    True, there is “intersubjective knowledge” – one that lives in many heads, and these “many” all agree with it (this is called “convention”). Such knowledge is always taken from some single, “bright” human head (or, by chance, several, but very few, bright heads), first appearing in the form of a Hypothesis that has the form of a system of axioms, and then this bright head manages to convince other, darker heads that it is correct knowledge.

    So there is a temporary convention about intersubjective knowledge – until an even brighter head appears and says that it has new knowledge, and it is even better.

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