What is wisdom? How can we gain wisdom? Wisdom is found in the application of knowledge, the awareness that comes from the analysis of our world and life, through learning and experiencing.
Sadly, only one month after resigning as President of Apple Computer, Steve Jobs has passed away. He was 56. Steve Jobs and Apple rearranged the playing field and continuously took us to new places with technology. They have enabled us with intuitively designed machines that have made, and make, our lives easier. Steve also inspired, and provided creative people around the world with tools that seem to directly connect to the artist within. They have opened doors for creative people worldwide.
We don’t like to conform, but we’re going to get hitched anyway. And in true nonconformist form, my girlfriend, Cindy, told me she didn’t want a diamond ring for our engagement. I had to think of something else. But what? I found just the right thing, it wasn’t a ring, and it had been staring me in the face the whole time. Ribbit.
Have you ever found yourself “in the moment?” I mean, really attuned to something at any one time, for a moment locked into something that seems greater than yourself? “In the moment” has become a phrase generally associated with an attitude toward life, “live in the moment.”
AC Grayling presents “The Unconsidered Life” at the Richard Dawkins Foundation YouTube Channel. Good stuff. Highly recommended for anyone who is ready to take life seriously and get on with the good stuff.