crooked timber / crooked timbers project: i’m confused:
via CRTNET, i learned about the crooked timbers project, “a group of communication educators, researchers and practitioners committed to fostering a ‘social constructionist’ understanding of communication as the primary process for creating and sustaining better social worlds.”
great. i’m all for projects! and i’m all for scholars and practitioners coming together to share knowledge! and i’m
over on his blog i responded with Isaiah Berlin… people will reject that. Berlin is of course citing “Out of the Crooked Timber of Humanity, no straight thing can ever be made”….. which is from Kant
Kant also gives us some other nice insights here and there….
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
To be is to do.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.