characteristic of a body of knowledge is
that it is conveyed through a
rather specialized language, by which we mean that words are used in
certain special senses and that certain concepts and categories are treated as
fundamental to an understanding of the subject. This aspect of a body of
knowledge is its language or vocabulary. To a large extent, any specialized
language represents an artificial
creation because it is self-consciously constructed to express meanings and
definitions as precisely as possible." - Sheldon S. Wolin, Politics and
means "the place where three roads meet".
The subjects of the trivium
are the foundation for the quadrivium, the upper division of the medieval
education in the liberal arts, which comprised arithmetic (number),
geometry (number in space),
music (number in time), and
astronomy (number in space and
Educationally, the trivium and the quadrivium imparted to the
student the seven liberal arts of classical antiquity.
teaches the mechanics of language to the student.
This is the step
where the student "comes to terms," defining the
objects and information perceived by the five
Hence, the Law of
Identity: a tree is a tree, and not a cat.
dialectic) is the "mechanics" of thought and of analysis, the process of
identifying fallacious arguments and statements and so
removing contradictions, thereby producing
factual knowledge that can be trusted.
Rhetoric is the application
of language in order to instruct and to persuade the listener and the reader.
It is the knowledge (grammar) now understood (logic) and being
transmitted outwards as wisdom (rhetoric).
quadrivium consists of arithmetic, geometry, music and
These followed the
preparatory work of the trivium, consisting of grammar, logic and rhetoric.
In turn, the quadrivium was considered preparatory work for the study
of philosophy and
In modern applications
of the liberal arts as curriculum in colleges or universities the quadrivium is
typically considered to be the study of number and its relationship to space or
Eastern Mysticism =
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media psychological operations. The results have been the destruction of the
family and the destruction of social structures that do not adhere to the
corrupt international elites vision of a
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