We have all come away from the 'white paper' and our minds are coloured in different hues from the same palette. It is inevitable. Even desirable. But ask yourself, did you partake in this colouring alone? Who owns and shapes your slate - society or yourself? #BlankSlate #StartOver #WipeYourSlateClean
29th August 1632. John Locke was born. A pioneering philosopher, Locke was instrumental in establishing empiricism as a major theory of knowledge and in doing so helped lay the foundation for scientific and experimental psychology. #psychology
Sociological Concept: Racism. This quote by Denis Leary coincides with the theory of "Tabula Rasa" by John Locke, who proposed that human beings are born as a blank slate, that society writes on. A child is not born racist, the unspoken cues in his/her environment and the values they are taught in school and at home make them believe that certain races are inferior. Race is in fact a social construction, and if isolated entirely, a person could not possibly develop such prejudice on their…
John Locke’s strict empiricism saw the mind as a ‘tabula rasa’, challenging an assumed notion of his day: innate ideas. His theory of knowledge accounted for how we build ideas from combining sensations.