Wow, that went very far in 5 hours.
What can you learn? You can learn about your surroundings. What are your surroundings? That depends on how you define yourself. If you define yourself as just your human body, and nothing else, your body can learn nothing beyond its self and it's surroundings.
What ever YOU learn, it will be wrong in 1000 years. Do you want to commit yourself do doing something that will end up wrong?
From the athiest's POV:
We evolved from a simpler life form, which, at one point, had no knowledge of its self. Try to explain the process that a lifeform could
Example: Our PC's. Which would you say would be more advanced. A bleeding edge computer, or a single cell? You may say a single cell, but disregarding extra-computational parts, (Example, the computer case/Cell Wall) the computer is obviously more advanced. If you set a computer with reproductive abilities in a hospitable environment, would that computer ever become self conscious?