Someone asked, “What is the danger of cognitive abstraction?”

The danger is that one can get lost in abstractions so as to loose touch with objective realities. We can also build non-existent castles in the air and we can easily confuse a knowledge of words with a knowledge of the things the words point to. This theme is the subject of the video below:

  The Active Enzyme Lemon Freshened Junior High School Witch

 

– Quora

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