As we try to understand the basic ideas, facts and propositions that we encounter everyday via the media, school and the various information channels available we are confronted with the need to truly understand. Many people gather rote information and reuse it to function within everyday tasks at work or in the community. Actions are usually confined to the tried and true routine handed down through the years. The theory behind those methods is often left out of the instructions and people learn and function on a try and improve basis using rote learning and muscular memorization, as in the case of athletes.
Nevertheless theory came before practice and without it the latter would be more improvisational than pragmatic and redundant.and Daily Prompt: Theory