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´╗┐AN EDUCATED PERSON

The most obvious ingredient of "educatedness" is information or knowledge. In its common usage, the word "knowledge" refers to propositional knowledge of the form "X knows that Y". Thus, we expect an educated person in the modern world to know that the square root of four is two, that the earth spins on its axis and goes round the sun, that the pumping of the heart circulates blood, that rice is high in carbohydrates and low in protein, and that the Greek notion of democracy did not include women and slaves.When determining what goes into the background information of an educated person, it would be useful to distinguish between general knowledge and specialized knowledge. We expect a physicist to know that in the quark theory, the only elementary particles are quarks and leptons, but it is hardly necessary for a lawyer, doctor, or sociologist to have this information, and hence we would treat it as specialized knowledge. In contrast, we agree that the idea that matter consists of molecules and molecules consist of atoms is part of the general knowledge of any educated person in modern time A CRIMINAL The term crime does not, in modern times, have any simple and universally accepted definitionbut one definition is that a crime, also called an offence or a criminal offence, is an act harmful not only to some individual, but also to the community or the state (a public wrong). Such acts are forbidden and punishable by law.The idea that acts like murder, rape and theft are prohibited exist IN the world, and probably has universal moral basis.[4] What precisely is a criminal offence is defined by criminal law of each country. While many have a catalogue of crimes called the criminal...

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