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The structure of the human being--his bodily senses and mental faculties--does not permit him to get more than a limited awareness of his environment. The remainder--which may be very large--is not only unknown but likely to remain unknowable. This means that what he does know, being neither complete nor completely true, concerns a world that is only relatively real. The world as it really is in itself escapes his knowledge and remains the greatest mystery. Only those who are piqued by their ignorance of reality look beyond science, beyond the intellect even, for truth.

-- Notebooks Category 26: World-Idea > Chapter 4: True Idea of Man > # 85

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