From the Latin scienda (“those things which ought to be known or understood”), the nominative neuter plural form of sciendus (“which is to be known or understood”), the future passive participle (gerundive) of sciō (“I know, understand, have knowledge”).
- (plural only, in the social and political philosophy of Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn) The sum of all the political, economic, technological, scientific, military, geographical, and psychological knowledge that a governing body must possess to allow it to reach logically, rationally, and morally sound conclusions. Usually contrasted with scita.
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