Knowledge as Metaknowledge

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Do I know that my chair won’t sprout wings and fly away? I know that it would be needlessly anomaly-generative to believe so, and I know that it to be utterly anomaly-eliminative to believe that my chair will continue to be chair for at least the next few minutes. Setting aside limiting-cases, such as my knowledge that I am conscious, what we refer to as knowing that such-and-such is really knowledge that, given data that we incontrovertibly have, it would be needlessly anomaly-generative to believe otherwise. In other words, what we typically refer to knowing that such-and-such is the case is really meta-knowledge to the effect that granting such-and-such eliminates mysteries and denying it creates them.
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