In search of the ineffable: why Move Trainer also wants us to do ‘dumb’ stuff!

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In his celebrated book Personal Knowledge, the renowned physical chemist and philosopher Michael Polanyi made the case for the scientist’s personal participation in knowledge-discovery and knowledge-validation. Whilst our culture commonly prizes scientific objectivity and detachment, for Polanyi, ‘knowing’ is a deeply personal act (and art), melding skill, commitment, and passionate engagement with the chosen domain. […]