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  1. Socrates: knowledge is good.

    Bacon: knowledge is power.

    Mendeleev: knowledge – use and foresight.

    But in general, the question contains the answer: the goal of cognitive activity is cognition. Each epoch gives its own answers.

    For the Greeks-the knowledge of BEAUTY. Regardless of the benefits.

    For Europeans-benefit, power, profit, profit, domination,………..

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