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Originally posted by Watcher-In-The-Shadows
Our senses can be tricked. And we can trick ourselves and if we let them others can trick us.
Originally posted by Wertdagf
… every advancement removes the ignorant beliefs in freewill and an afterlife?
The impreciseness of the English translation stems from the fact that the author is not saying that he does not know anything but means instead that one cannot know anything with absolute certainty but can feel confident about certain things; it could perhaps better be rendered "I know, through not knowing".