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Wisdom and Evil
By Nancy Snow, Marquette University People typically think that wisdom and goodness go hand in hand. One has only to think of common exemplars of wisdom and goodness to see this association. Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa were both noted for goodness

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  • Mon, Aug 12 2013 2:12 PM

    Brenda Huskey

    By Nancy Snow, Marquette University People typically think that wisdom and goodness go hand in hand. One has only to think of common exemplars of wisdom and goodness to see this association. Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa were both noted for goodness
  • Wed, Aug 14 2013 11:22 PM

    Guacanagarí Sandoval

    "if this is so, when we judge Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa to be both wise and good, we assimilate them rather centrally to a God-like standard." Well, wise and good, in the case of Mahatma Gandhi, if we consider him to have shown wisdom
  • Fri, Aug 23 2013 1:33 PM

    Brenda Huskey

    Comments by ROBIN L. GORDON, Mount St. Mary's College : Snow raises an interesting point regarding modularity and domain-dependency as a framework for how wisdom, goodness, and evil can coexist. From a Jungian perspective, it is not only possible
  • Wed, Aug 28 2013 8:09 PM

    Anthony Liew

    First of all, wisdom is a construct that is in more than one culture and religion. I beleive it is a universal construct. This can be verfied by research. Second, without definition of 'wisdom' or a unified understanding of the construct, one