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Knowledge vs. Wisdom

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"Content is the one who gains Understanding.

The value of deducing is greater than silver,
and her wages are greater than gold.

Acuity is more precious than rubies;
nothing you desire can compare to her.

Wisdom offers you life in her right hand,
and nobility and honor in her left hand.

Acumen will guide you on the Way;
all her garden paths are satisfying.

Wisdom is a tree of life, hold her tightly."

(Proverbs 3:13-18)

wisdom was self-knowledge

"Wisdom is like rain.
the Source is limitless,
it comes according to the season."


Chinese charater for wisdom

The Difference Between Knowledge and Wisdom

It may be an unfortunate reality that human life span
may be too short for most humans ever to attain wisdom

Throughout human history only those embarking
on the quest for truth open the door to wisdom.

"The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false;
the second, to know that which is true." - Lactantius

Chinese charater for wisdom

wisdom defined:


wise judgement

intelligently realistic

wise teaching of Axial Age sages

a wise outlook, plan, or course of action

understanding scientific and practical truth

common sense due to clear unbiased judgement

the sum of learning through the ages; applied knowledge

the ability to discern or judge what is true, right, or lasting

the union of emotional intelligence with rational intelligence

knowledge + experience + insight = common sense or

"Characteristic of wisdom is not to do desperate things."

Henry David Thoreau

"Who can number the sand of the sea,

and the drops of rain, and the days of eternity?

Who can find out the height of heaven,

the breadth of the earth,

the deep and wisdom?

Wisdom hath been before all things,

and the understanding of prudence from everlasting.

The Word of God most high is the Fountain of Wisdom,

her ways are everlasting commandments."

Ecclesiasticus 1:2-5 (Sirach)

"Soul receives from soul emotional intelligence, not by book nor by tongue.

Gnosis comes after emptiness of mind with illumination of the heart."


"The Self understands itself as a form of eternity.

It knows the quality of that which eternally belongs to it, and knows that it can not wholly die, even if it would." - George Santayana

"Since they have failed to acquire true knowledge from its very Source, they will perish in the perilous vale of waywardness and misbelief." - Bahá'u'lláh

Applying intellectual knowledge based on reason requires moving beyond following instructions based upon a general rule or calculated specific rules.

Contemplating intellectual knowledge engages emotional knowledge possessed.

Examination of emotional response increases emotional self-knowledge.

intellectual knowledge which in turn increases general knowledge in a feedback loop.

Emotional self-awareness allows us to become intuitively reflectively aware of the truth by starting from acquired relational knowledge and proceeding through emotional reflection to ever increasing awareness of true knowledge.

The most fundamental level of true knowledge has layers and layers of both intellectual concepts and intuitive knowledge superimposed endlessly upon foundational concepts and ideas with overlays.

Truth is an accurate reflection of true knowledge.

Beyond the intellectual knowledge of reason, beyond the emotional knowledge of understanding emotional response, lies the realm of clear true knowledge which involves immediate cognition.

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