TITLE

Values, Wisdom, and Action

AUTHOR(S)
Macdonald, Copthorne
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Kosmos Journal;Fall/Winter2007, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of wisdom and the means of attaining it. It states that human understanding, which can lead to wisdom, is based on accumulated information which is filtered through perceptions tainted by culture and personal experiences. The cited difference between one who is merely educated and another who is wise, lies in the latter's ability to see a greater perspective than the former, and see how seemingly isolated parts affect the whole. It states that one way to acquire wisdom is through meditation, which improves concentration.
ACCESSION #
48919475

 

Related Articles

  • Coaching and Consulting in Multicultural Contexts. Lowman, Rodney L. // Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research;Winter2007, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p296 

    This article reviews a series of articles in a special section on "Coaching and Consulting in Multicultural Contexts." It identifies overlapping themes and issues (e.g., the role of perception, culture, pragmatic wisdom, and trust in coaching), as well issues still to be addressed. It is argued...

  • Time for Wisdom. Quint, Barbara // Searcher;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p6 

    Presents an article about wisdom. Educational settings where wisdom could be acquired; Description of a true seeker of wisdom.

  • Co-creating wiser ways. Allan, Julie // e-Organisations & People;Autumn2012, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p1 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses wisdom.

  • Are YOU Like the Bamboo Tree? Grant, Lyndia // Washington Informer;10/20/2011, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p29 

    In this article the author discusses the need of wisdom and experience in indivudals by citing an inspirational "bamboo story".

  • Letter to me, age 14. Dees, Abby // Philadelphia Gay News;1/10/2014, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p11 

    A letter containing some accumulated wisdom that the author would have shared with her younger self is presented.

  • Mental Attention, Consciousness, and the Progressive Emergence of Wisdom. Pascual-Leone, Juan // Journal of Adult Development;Oct2000, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p241 

    I discuss the mental–attentional mechanisms of consciousness, meditation, and the emergence of wisdom. A developmental (neoPiagetian), dynamic flash-light model of mental attention is used. I model the initial stages of consciousness in infancy, showing that the growth of consciousness is...

  • Wisdom and the Light of Reason. Lama, Dalai // Share Guide;Jul/Aug2005, Issue 80, p17 

    Presents the excerpt "Wisdom and the Light of Reason" from "Stages of Meditation," the Dalai Lama.

  • chakra meditation. Donaldson, Angela // Good Health & Medicine;May2008, p86 

    The article discusses chakra, a technique that can be used to revitalize energy flow and improve one's health. A state of health or balance is achieved when the energy is distributed smoothly in the body with no glitches in the chakras, says New South Wales yoga practitioner Swami Dayasagar...

  • La valutazione quantitativa della formazione aziendale. Dalle misure economico-finanziarie agli indicatori bilanciati. Rago, Emilio // Sociologia del Lavoro;2006, Issue 103, p244 

    Speaking about evaluation means pointing out the definition process of both material and immaterial value of an object. The training evaluation represents that process, more or less formalized, concurring to the value recognition and attribution concerning training intervention. Unfortunately,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics