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.
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.
We knew nothing before we were born, and we’ll know nothing after we die. That is why it is important that we appreciate as much about life as we can while we are here. Life is limited, but our enjoyment of it doesn’t have to be.