Conveying Knowledge is for Yourself

Knowledge conveyance is masturbatory: you are mostly proving to yourself you know something.

Even for teachers: knowledge is not learning or insight. Knowledge is readily accessible. How much of what we do is to convince ourselves or to gain affirmation?

attention awareness behavior belief capitalism change choice community control creativity death desire ego emotions fear freedom goals growth happiness identity insight knowledge labor language life logic love pain perspective politics power present psychology purpose rationality reality reason responsibility self society stress time truth value work