Values, Wisdom, and Action

Macdonald, Copthorne
September 2007
Kosmos Journal;Fall/Winter2007, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
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.


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