RiFTT Group Discuss the Limits of Human Knowledge
On Thursday lunchtime some members of Year 11 RiFTT gathered in the Rodin Room to listen to a fantastic talk by India Gammon. India began by dropping an egg and challenged the group to uncover meaning behind her actions. Very quickly the discussions were drawn towards philosophical questions about what we can ultimately know. Do we just make our own meanings? Do these meanings relate to truth? Can there be multiple meanings behind one thing, regardless of the initial intention? What consequences can happen from a simple action? Very soon, the central theme of ambiguity was in focus and the group started to consider where to draw the limits of human knowledge and what, if anything lay beyond this limit. India drew in Aldous Huxley and plenty took down details of him and his books to research further. All in all, an incredible session!