Knowing is only half the battle…

…and curiosity killed the cat

This post is based on a NaBloPoMo prompt: Do you think knowledge is power?

Knowledge is almost power

I think it depends. It depends on what kind of knowledge we are talking about, but it also depends on what we do with it. To give the question a literal meaning, knowing how to produce electricity, where to find the right components, and how to get them should give us power, but this knowledge is useless if we don’t act on it. Sure, I know that going for a walk would be better for my health than sitting on my couch, but what good does it do if I decide to spend the afternoon watching TV anyway?
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