14 Facts About Wisdom


Wisdom is associated with attributes such as unbiased judgment, compassion, experiential self-knowledge, self-transcendence and non-attachment, and virtues such as ethics and benevolence.

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Wisdom has been defined in many different ways, including several distinct approaches to assess the characteristics attributed to wisdom.

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Wisdom is the capacity to have foreknowledge of something, to know the consequences of all the available course of actions, and to yield or take the options with the most advantage either for present or future implication.

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Wisdom was the first to make the distinction between phronesis and sophia.

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Wisdom teaches that new knowledge and technological know-how increase our power to act.

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Wisdom argues that the pursuit of knowledge is indeed valuable and good, but that it should be considered apart of the broader task of improving wisdom.

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Jeste-Thomas Wisdom Index is based on a 28-question survey created by researchers at the University of California San Diego to determine how wise a person is.

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Divine Wisdom allowed the provident designation of functions and the ordering of the cosmos, and it was achieved by humans in following me-s, restoring the balance.

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Wisdom is the father of the nation and the father of intelligence.

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In, there is reference to wisdom personified in female form, "Wisdom calls aloud in the streets, she raises her voice in the marketplaces.

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Wisdom is considered one of the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit according to Anglican, Catholic, and Lutheran belief.

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Wisdom is the antidote to the self-chosen poison of ignorance.

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Wisdom was able to acquire the mead of poetry from the giants, a drink of which could grant the power of a scholar or poet, for the benefit of gods and mortals alike.

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Wisdom is learning how to understand, who to be and how to live.

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